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37000 devotees paid obeisance at Amarnath

punjab Updated: Jul 01, 2013 13:31 IST
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Over 37,000 pilgrims have paid obeisance at the cave shrine of Amarnath in south Kashmir Himalayas in the last four days.the fifth batch of 2,168 devotees left for their journey here on the 1st july.

Among them 35,627 pilgrims paid obeisance of the holy ice-lingam at the cave shrine till last evening, while over 1,600 had darshan this morning. Besides, 1044 pilgrims, flew in choppers to the cave shrine

Meanwhile, a convoy of 80 vehicles carrying 2,168 pilgrims left included 1,525 men, 460 women and 35 children, apart from 148 priests, from Bhagwati Nagar base camp in Jammu at around 5.35 AM for twin base camps of Pahalagam and Baltal Kashmir, police said.

With today's batch, a total of 9,974 pilgrims have left Jammu base camp for Amarnath so far.
Besides, a fresh batch of 6,381 pilgrims left Baltal camp for Amarnath today.