Amarnath yatra lures 2.13 lakh pilgrims

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Jammu, June 6: Over 2.13 lakh pilgrims have registered themselves for the annual pilgrimage to the 13,500-feet-high cave Amarnath shrine.

The registration officials said, "There has been no increase in the fee of Rs 15 for registration either through the counters or the internet."

The Shri Amarnath Shrine Board spokesman said " the registration counters have been set up at 121 designated branches of the Jammu and Kashmir Bank, 24 of the YES Bank and four of the District Cooperative Banks."

The Shrine board meeting on February 18 stated that the yatra will start from Baltal and Chandanwari routes on June 29 and culminate on August 13.

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