209 pilgrims leave for Amarnath from Jammu

Last Updated: Thursday, August 1, 2013 - 12:22

Jammu: A batch of 209 devotees Thursday left the Jammu base camp for the cave shrine of Amarnath in south Kashmir.
A convoy of seven vehicles, carrying the 35th batch, left the Yatri Niwas at Bhagwati Nagar at around 04:45 AM to pay obeisance at the cave shrine in the Kashmir Valley, police said.

The batch, which includes 158 men and 51 women, was on its way to twin base camps of Pahalagam and Baltal in the Valley, they added.
With today`s batch, a total of 50,286 pilgrims have left the Jammu base camp for Amarnath so far.

PTI



First Published: Thursday, August 1, 2013 - 12:22

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