Pilgrims travel through Jammu to visit the Snow Lord Shiva, which is celebrated annually in the Amarnath cave temple of Jammu and Kashmir. This year, the first group of pilgrims began their journey on June 28th. On the first day 2,280 pilgrims left the mountains on the Amarnath temple.
The pilgrimage ended 40 days today. About 2.60 lakh pilgrims have gone by More than 40 pilgrims have been killed so far due to the terrorist attack, accident and illness. The pilgrims have gone to the Amarnath Banyan in the second lowest number of 14 years. Last year, the Amarnath pilgrimage had a minimum of 2.20 lakh passengers.