Amarnath Yatra 2022: Jammu and Kashmir Administration Issues List Of Do’s And Don’ts For Pilgrims

Amarnath Yatra 2022: Prior to the start of the 43-day Amarnath Yatra, the Jammu and Kashmir administration has released the do’s and don’ts of pilgrims and urges them to “go for a morning walk and practice breathing exercises”. The annual pilgrimage is set to begin on June 30, 2022 and will conclude on August 11, 2022, during Raksha’s arrest. Since the launch of the Char Dham Yatra in Uttarakhand on May 3 this year, precautionary measures have been issued after more than 90 pilgrims lost their lives due to heart attacks, mountain sickness and other causes.Also Read – Explained: Pakistan’s Miserable Plan To Target Kashmiri Pundits Using Pistols Instead Of Hybrid Terrorists, AK-47

Nitishwar Kumar, General Secretary of Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha, who released the to-do list, said, “Pilgrims who have registered and are planning to do the same should do morning or evening walks. 4 to 5 hours daily. It is necessary for one to keep himself fit as he comes to a height. The Sacred Cave stands at 12,700 feet but you have to cross 14,000 or 15,000 feet on your way. Also, practice deep breathing exercises due to lack of oxygen at such heights, ”according to news agency ANI. Also Read – Jammu & Kashmir: Amidst mounting killings of 177 Kashmiri Pandit teachers displaced

Do’s and Don’ts for Pilgrims of the Amarnath Yatra

  • Practice deep breathing exercises as there is a lack of oxygen at such a height.
  • As temperatures drop to about 5 degrees, travelers should take warm clothes as a precaution.
  • Registered pilgrims must bring a walking stick, jacket and edible items.
  • During the pilgrimage, devotees are asked to hydrate themselves to avoid dehydration.

The suggestion was made after Union Home Minister Amit Shah recently chaired an important meeting on the security situation in Jammu and Kashmir and the preparation of the Amarnath Yatra. Prior to that, the Center had asked the governments of Uttarakhand, Jammu and Kashmir and Odisha to take urgent measures to ensure high levels of cleanliness during the ongoing Kedarnath Yatra and the upcoming Amarnath Yatra and Yatra. Read also – Soft Target Kills For Creating Fear And Fear Of ‘Invisible Enemy’ TRF

To this end, the Secretary of the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA), Manoj Joshi, has written to the Chief Secretaries of Uttarakhand, Jammu and Kashmir and Odisha and requested them to provide adequate public toilets for men and women on the roads of the route. To the temples, and to keep them clean, sanitary and usable at all times.

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