Amarnath Yatra: 10 per cent dip in pilgrims owing to terror threat
The Amarnath Yatra which began amidst tight security has witnessed a dip in the numbers owing to the unrest in the state of Jammu and Kashmir. There has been a 10 per cent drop in the number of pilgrims when compared to last year. Last year too had witnessed a low number of pilgrims. In fact it was one of the lowest number standing at 2.2 lakh. This year around the number has dipped by 8 per cent.