Amarnath Yatra, Day 1: Heavy rains delay commencement of pilgrimage

Weather played spoilsport on the first day of the Amarnath Yatra as heavy rainfall delayed the commencement of the annual pilgrimage, resulting in only 1,007 pilgrims paying obeisance to the naturally formed ice-lingam at the holy cave shrine. As for 1,735 other pilgrims, they are stranded at the Nunwan base camp.

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