After a fresh batch of 142 men, 43 women, 2 children and 38 Sadhus, a total of 51,755 pilgrims have left for Amarnath so far from Jammu base camp. The curfew kept the yatra hampered for the last three days.
Communal violence Kishtwar has claimed another three lives since Friday while police detained eleven people in alleged connection. Abdul Qayoom Mattu, a separatist leader allegedly responsible for instigating people to violence has also been arrested.
Several protestors including women and children in Kishtwar town Monday brought their protest to the streets. Protestors clashed with police during which an additional superintendent of police and a deputy superintendent of police received serious injuries.
“We will not allow repetition of 1990. We will not allow forced migration. We will not allow forced resettlement,” said P Chidambadaram.