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Postpone Amarnath yatra to 2019; Sri sri Ravi shankar to

Press Trust of India  |  Bengaluru 

Spiritual guru and Art of Living founder today requested pilgrims to postpone their to 2019 in view of recent natural tragedies.

Sri made the request in his capacity as a member of the Shrine Board.

He said heavy rains and landslides have disrupted both the routes to the holy cave, which has marred the

The holy cave is in South Kashmir Himalayas.

Ravishankar said that despite the best efforts of the of Amarnath Shrine Board, N N Vora, the and Border Security Force, it was unlikely that the roads would become suitable for travel in the near future.

"Pilgrims already there were facing extreme difficulties and so it was advisable that those planning for the reconsider their and invoke Bholenath through and prayer from where they are," he said in a release.

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First Published: Tue, July 10 2018. 21:55 IST