New Delhi, Feb 19 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday announced that Kailash Mansarovar Yatra via Nathula pass will start from 18th June. She said that the route is totally motorable and was not developed till 2014. Swaraj while introducing the route and the website on the same said that initiative on the same was taken up when Prime Minister Narendra Modi took up the issue with Chinese Premier Xi Jinping on the later's state visit. Swaraj also said that the earlier route will be functional as before and the new route will carry less people on its first operation. A phone helpline is also put in place to facilitate the pilgrims.