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Batch of pilgrims leave for Amarnath

A batch of 1,871 pilgrims today left the Jammu base camp for Amarnath cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas. A convoy of 61 vehicles, carrying 1,871 devotees, left from Bhagwati Nagar base camp in Jammu at around 04.45 AM for the upward journey of the Amarnath cave shrine, police said here today.

india Updated: Jul 12, 2013 18:36 IST

A batch of 1,871 pilgrims today left the Jammu base camp for Amarnath cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas.


A convoy of 61 vehicles, carrying 1,871 devotees, left from Bhagwati Nagar base camp in Jammu at around 04.45 AM for the upward journey of the Amarnath cave shrine, police said here today.

The 16th batch of pilgrims, including 1,404 men, 365 women and 27 children, apart from 75 priests, are on their way to twin base camps of Pahalagam and Baltal in the Kashmir Valley.

With today's batch, a total of 34,694 pilgrims have left Jammu base camp for Amarnath so far.