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Amarnath Yatra: Fresh batch of 1181 pilgrims leave from Jammu base camp


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Jammu: A fresh batch of 1181 pilgrims amidst the chants of ‘Bam Bam Bhole’ on Friday left from Bhagwati Nagar Base camp here for Shri Amarnath Cave Shrine in South Kashmir Himalayas.

An official said that 1181 pilgrims left the base camp in a convoy of 46 vehicles.

A group of 706 pilgrims comprising 570 males, 95 females, 35 Sadhus and six sadhvis left for Pahalgam in a convoy of 24 vehicles.

For Baltal, 475 pilgrims comprising 327 males and 138 females and ten children left in a convoy of 22 vehicles amid tight security arrangements.

The yatra started on July 1 will conclude on August 31.


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