The pilgrims comprising 1,519 men, 473 women, 61 children and 298 sadhus left in a cavalcade of 69 vehicles from Bhagwati Nagar base camp in Jammu at around 0500 hours, a police official said.
The convoy of yatra has already crossed Chanderkote on Jammu-Srinagar National Highway towards base camps of Pahalgam in Kashmir valley.
With today's batch, as many as 75,995 pilgrims have left Jammu for their onward journey to the shrine.
Jammu: Amid tight security, a fresh batch of 2,351 pilgrims on Monday left for the Amarnath cave shrine in south Kashmir's Himalayas.
First Published: Monday, July 16, 2012, 11:32