12th batch of pilgrims leaves for Amaranath from Jammu

Last Updated: Monday, July 8, 2013 - 09:56

Jammu: The 12th batch of over 2,000 pilgrims has left Jammu base camp for their onward journey to the cave shrine of Shri Amarnathji in south Kashmir.

A convoy of 71 vehicles carrying 2,119 devotees left the Yatri Niwas at Bhagwati Nagar at around 4:55 AM towards Kashmir, police said.

The batch comprises 1,547 men, 434 women and 40 children, apart from 98 sadhus, they added.
With today`s batch, a total of 27,477 pilgrims have left Jammu base camp for the pilgrimage so far.

PTI



First Published: Monday, July 8, 2013 - 09:55

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