1. 1,196 pilgrims leave for Amarnath shrine

1,196 pilgrims leave for Amarnath shrine

A fresh batch of 1,196 pilgrims today left for the Amarnath cave shrine in South Kashmir amidst tight security.

By: | Jammu | Published: July 23, 2016 3:37 PM
Yesterday, 2,910 pilgrims had paid obeisance at the holy shrine. (PTI) Yesterday, 2,910 pilgrims had paid obeisance at the holy shrine. (PTI)

A fresh batch of 1,196 pilgrims today left for the Amarnath cave shrine in South Kashmir amidst tight security.

A total of 1,196 pilgrims, including 822 men, 274 women and 100 sadhus left in a cavalcade of 32 vehicles from Bhagwati Nagar base camp here for the two base camps of Pahalgam and Baltal, a police officer said.

Yesterday, 2,910 pilgrims had paid obeisance at the holy shrine.

A total of 1,96,382 people have so far paid obeisance at the Amarnath shrine.

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