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Cap on number of Vaishno Devi pilgrims

PTI New Delhi | Updated on January 09, 2018 Published on November 13, 2017

Only 50,000 pilgrims will be allowed to visit the Vaishno Devi shrine in Jammu to avoid any untoward incident, the National Green Tribunal directed today. The green panel also said that a new path to the shrine exclusively for pedestrians and battery-operated cars will be opened on November 24.

The NGT directed that no horses or mules shall be allowed on the new route to the shrine and these animals shall be removed slowly from the old path as well.

Published on November 13, 2017
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