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Another batch of devotees leave for Amarnath

Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014 - 10:42

Jammu: Amid tight security, the 25th batch of pilgrims today left for the Amarnath cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas from here.

As many as 1,491 pilgrims, including 939 men, 381 women and 21 children, left from the Bhagwati Nagar base camp in Jammu in a cavalcade of 46 vehicles at 4:20 AM, police said.
The convoy has already crossed Patnitop on Jammu-Srinagar National Highway and would reach their destinations at Baltal and Pahalgam base camps by this evening, they said.
With today`s batch, a total of 45,402 pilgrims have so far left from the Jammu base camp for the Amarnath shrine.

First Published: Monday, July 21, 2014 - 10:42
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