Covid-19: PIL in SC seeks restriction on normal devotees’ entry to Amarnath cave shrine


Tribune News Service

New Delhi, July 9

A PIL has been filed within the Supreme Court searching for instructions to the Centre, Jammu and Kashmir Administration and Amarnath Shrine Board to limit this yr’s Amarnath Yatra in view of COVID19 pandemic.

Petitioner Amarnath Barfani Langars Organsitation demanded that Amarnath darshan must be dwell streamed by means of Internet and TV for crores of devotees.

The PIL urged the highest court docket to “issue a writ/order/direction in the nature of a mandamus, directing the Respondents to restrict the access of the general public/ devotees/pilgrims for the Shri Amarnath Yatra 2020, in view of the outbreak of the Covid 19 pandemic.”

Annually, round 10 lakh devotees go to Amarnath cave shrine and if allowed, it might trigger unfold of the illness, the PIL submitted.

This yr’s Amarnath Yatra to the sacred cave shrine is prone to start from July 21. It was prone to be held in a staggered method and no more than 500 pilgrims have been anticipated to be allowed to go to the shrine on a given day. A remaining determination is anticipated subsequent week.

 



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