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12th batch of pilgrims leaves for Amaranath from Jammu

Jammu, PTI | Updated : 08 July 2013, 09:49 AM

The 12th batch of over 2,000 pilgrims has left Jammu base camp for their onward journey to the caveshrine of Shri Amarnathji in south Kashmir.

A convoy of 71 vehicles carrying 2,119 devotees left the Yatri Niwas at Bhagwati Nagar at around 4:55 AM towards Kashmir, police said.

The batch comprises 1,547 men, 434 women and 40 children, apart from 98 sadhus, they added. With Monday's batch, a total of 27,477 pilgrims have left Jammu base camp for the pilgrimage so far. 

First Published: Monday, July 08, 2013 09:48 AM
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