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Seventh batch of 2,614 pilgrims leave for Amarnath yatra

Jammu : The seventh batch comprising 2,614  pilgrims today left from Bhagwati Nagarbase camp here to the  cave shrine of Amarnath in South Kashmir Himalayas, a police official said.The batch with 1,878 men, 546 women,

PTI [ Updated: July 07, 2015 14:21 IST ]
seventh batch of 2 614 pilgrims leave for amarnath yatra
seventh batch of 2 614 pilgrims leave for amarnath yatra

Jammu : The seventh batch comprising 2,614  pilgrims today left from Bhagwati Nagarbase camp here to the  cave shrine of Amarnath in South Kashmir Himalayas, a police official said.

The batch with 1,878 men, 546 women, 40 children and 150  sadhus, left in a caval cade of 78 vehicles from Bhagwati Nagarbase camp here at 4:57 AM amid tight security, a police official said.

The convoy has crossed Tomatar Morh on Jammu-Srinagar  National Highway and would reach its destination at Baltal and  Pahalgam base camps by this evening, he added.

With today's batch, as many as 13,832 pilgrims have so far left from Jammu base camp for Amarnath shrine.

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