Amid tight security, the 34th batchof pilgrims today left for the Amarnath cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas from here.
As many as 409 pilgrims, including 255 men, 55 women and two children left from the Bhagwati Nagar base camp in Jammu in a cavalcade of 12 vehicles at 4:05 AM, police said.
The convoy has already crossed Batote 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 52,481 pilgrims have so far left from the Jammu base camp for the Amarnath shrine. ANI