Another batch of devotees leave for Amarnath

The first batch of pilgrims on way to the holy Amarnath cave commenced via Baltal route in Sonamarg on June 28, 2014. (Photo: Kamran Raashid Bhat/IANS)amarnath

Amid tight security, the 17thbatch of 2,139 pilgrims today left for the Amarnath cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas from here.

The batch, including 1,631 men, 395 women, and 33 children, left in a convoy of 59 vehicles from Bhagwati Nagar base camp in Jammu at 4:10 am, police said.

The convoy for the yatra has already crossed Patnitop on Jammu-Srinagar National highway and would reach their destinations at Baltal and Pahalgam base camps by this evening, they added.

Download the U4UVoice App Now:

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *