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33rd batch of devotees leave for Amarnath shrine

Jammu: Amid tight security, the 33rd batch of pilgrims on Tuesday left for the Amarnath cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas from here.As many as 357 pilgrims, including 228 men, 27 women and two children

PTI [ Updated: July 29, 2014 14:02 IST ]
33rd batch of devotees leave for amarnath shrine
33rd batch of devotees leave for amarnath shrine

Jammu: Amid tight security, the 33rd batch of pilgrims on Tuesday left for the Amarnath cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas from here.


As many as 357 pilgrims, including 228 men, 27 women and two children left from the Bhagwati Nagar base camp in Jammu in a cavalcade of 10 vehicles at 4:05 AM, police said.

The convoy has already crossed Kud 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 52,072 pilgrims have so far left from the Jammu base camp for the Amarnath shrine.

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