Batch of 793 pilgrims leave for Amarnath

Last Updated: Saturday, July 30, 2011 - 11:47

Jammu: Amid tight security, a batch of 793 pilgrims on Saturday left for the Amarnath yatra from here, police said.
As many as 378 men, 84 women, 6 children and 325 sadhus left from the Bhagwati Nagar base camp here around 0500 hours this morning in a cavalcade of 23 vehicles for the 13,500-feet high cave shrine situated in south Kashmir Himalayas.
With today`s batch, as many as 74,799 pilgrims have left Jammu in 30th batches for their onward journey to the cave shrine.

PTI



First Published: Saturday, July 30, 2011 - 11:47

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