J-K: 2,500 mobile toilets to be set up for Amarnath Yatra


Over 2,500 mobile toilets will be set up for the Amarnath Yatra in Jammu and Kashmir, with most on the two routes to reach the cave shrine located at a height of 3,880 metres in the Himalayas, officials said.

Scheduled to begin on July 1, the 62-day-long yatra this year could see more pilgrims, they said and added that in total, 1,500 personnel will be manning the toilets from Lakhanpur in Kathua district to the shrine.

“Over 940 toilets will be set up at the Baltal axis and 1,345 toilets at the Pahlagam axis,” an official said and added that 1,370 personnel, including sanitation workers and supervisors, will be deployed for managing these toilets.