Over 1 Lakh Pilgrims Visit Vaishnodevi During Navratras

Published: 17th October 2015 03:06 PM  |   Last Updated: 17th October 2015 03:06 PM   |  A+A-


JAMMU: Over one lakh pilgrims have visited Katra and paid obeisance at the cave shrine of Mata Vaishno Devi during the ongoing festival of navratras.          

Around 1,05,801 pilgrims visited the Katra and paid obeisance at Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine during the Navratras, Shri Mata Vaishnodevi Shrine Board (SMVDSB) officials said.

On the fourth day of the Navratra festival 2015 yesterday, about 28,838 yatris visited Katra and paid obeisance at the Shrine, according to the Yatra registration counter (YRC) Katra, the officials said.    

Around 14,000 more pilgrims paid reverence on the third day of the Navratras at the pilgrimage.         

In the first two days, 62,963 pilgrims had visited the shrine with 37,848 and 25,118 visiting on Tuesday and Wednesday respectively.      

The Navratra festival this year started on October 13 and will continue till October 22.


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