See, pictures of Baba Barfani from the Amarnath cave in the Himalayas on the first Monday of Sawan.
For the first time in history, the Aarti of Baba Barfani was broadcast live on Doordarshan channel in the Himalayan Amarnath cave on Sunday for the devotees.
Special arrangements were made by the Amarnath Shrine Board for live telecast of Aarti and darshan of Baba Barfani.
Due to increasing cases of Corona virus, the Jammu and Kashmir administration has imposed various restrictions on Amarnath Yatra this time, keeping in mind the decision to broadcast the live broadcast of Aarti.
In such a situation, you can also see pictures of Baba Barfani on the first Monday of Sawan.
These people performed Baba Barfani’s Aarti
On Sunday, on the occasion of Ashada Purnima, the lieutenant governor of Jammu Kashmir GC Murmu performed the aarti of Lord Amarnath. During this time he was accompanied by his Principal Secretary and Chief Executive Officer of Shri Amarnath Shrine Board Bipul Pathak, Additional CEO AK Soni and Senior Commissioner of Police including Division Commissioner.
Amarnath cave only 50 pilgrims allowed to visit in a day
According to the guidelines issued by the Jammu and Kashmir administration, only a small number of people were allowed to attend the Baba Barfani aarti on Sunday. In the instructions given by the administration, in a day only 50 devotees are allowed to go to the 3880 meter high sacred cave by road.
Travel can start from Baltal track
It is being told that the Amarnath Yatra can start from the Baltal track from July 23 and continue till August 3. Significantly, the Amarnath Yatra was earlier scheduled to begin on June 23 from two routes – Pahalgam in Anantnag and Baltal in Ganderbal, but the date and route have been changed in view of the corona virus epidemic.
According to sources, this time only 10,000 pilgrims will be allowed to travel. In view of this, complete security arrangements are being made. It is being told that this time Amarnath Yatra will be done only through Baltal route.
A trip by helicopter is also being considered, but no decision has been taken yet.
According to sources, only 500 devotees will be allowed to go to the cave in a day. The pilgrims coming from outside will have to check the corona. Until the reports of the pilgrims come negative, they will have to stay in the quarantine center. The idea is to allow only devotees below 55 years of age. Online registration can be arranged.
According to sources, the pilgrims going on the Amarnath Yatra will have a test at Lakhanpur in Kathua. The administration has started preparing for the tasting, living and preparing food for the devotees coming to Lakhanpur. Meanwhile, in Jammu, the Amarnath Yatra base camp ‘Yatri Niwas Bhavan’ which was converted into a quarantine center, will now be prepared for pilgrims.
Aarti will be broadcast live till 3 August
A senior official of the Shri Amarnath Shrine Board said that Lt. Governor GC Murmu along with his superiors had reached the cave early Sunday for the visit of Baba Amarnath, after which the aarti was broadcast live. The official said that Prasar Bharati telecasted the aarti which would continue till August 3.
Amarnath Yatra was 60 days in the year 2018
Let us tell you that after the removal of Article 370 from Jammu and Kashmir last year, the program of the Amarnath Yatra was cut in view of the alert of terrorist threat. The government issued an order that the pilgrims who went on the Amarnath Yatra should return to their respective homes. At the same time, in the year 2018, the Amarnath Yatra was 60 days.
There have been many terrorist attacks on the Amarnath Yatra route
Amarnath Yatra, one of the holiest pilgrimage centers of Hinduism, attracts lakhs of devotees from every corner of the country every year. There have been terrorist attacks on the route of Amarnath Yatra many times. In 2017, there was a terrorist attack on a bus of devotees from Gujarat in Anantnag district, in which 7 passengers were killed.