Second batch of Amarnath Yatra pilgrims undertaking the Amarnath Yatra flagged off from Jammu on Thursday.
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh will also be heading to Amarnath today.
The Union Minister had on Wednesday held a review meeting on security provisions for the yatra.
On Monday, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammed Sayeed had reviewed the arrangements made for the Amarnath Yatra pilgrims in state’s Baltal area.
Elaborate security arrangements have been made to ensure a safe and secure yatra for the pilgrims.
This year’s Amarnath Yatra will commence from today and end on August 29.
The registration for this year’s Yatra, via selected bank branches, began in March.