SRINAGAR: Governor N N Vohra, Chairman of Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board, Thursday reviewed the pace of the ongoing Yatra, which commenced from both the Baltal and Pahalgam routes on 29th June, 2017. Umang Narula, Chief Executive Officer, Amaranthji Shrine Board, informed that 15335 Yatris had paid obeisance at the Holy Cave today, bringing the total number so far to 1,05,380.
CEO further informed that two unauthorized persons who were selling Yatra helicopter tickets at exorbitant rates at Neelgrath, (District Ganderbal) had been arrested by Police. In this context, Governor cautioned all Yatris and Heli-passengers, as well as Service Providers to be cautious and not fall prey to any unscrupulous elements or self appointed agents and directed CEO to ensure a zero tolerance of any one found black-marketing or cheating Yatris. Governor asked DGP to issue strict orders in this regard to the district police.
CEO appealed to all pilgrims to obtain services only from the registered service providers and make payments only on the prescribed and displayed rates. He advised the Yatris to register their complaint, if any, with the Camp Director or Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board at phone 0194-2313148 or e-mail:firstname.lastname@example.org.