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batch of 1,395 Amarnath pilgrims leaves
A fresh batch of 1,395 pilgrims left here on Sunday for their onward journey
to the holy Amarnath cave shrine. The batch comprising 734 men, 305 women, 60
children and 295 sadhus left in 50 vehicles including 31 buses from the base camp
at Bhagwati Nagar here at around 4:50 a.m. With today's batch, a total of 6090
pilgrims have left Jammu for the cave shrine since the beginning of the Yatra
on June 15. The yatra remained suspended for three days due to bad weather prevailing
in Kashmir valley before resuming on June 19. The Jammu and Kashmir Government
and the Shri Amarnath Shrine Board (SASB) has set up three base camps at Bhagwati
Nagar in Jammu , Nunwan in Pahalgam and Baltal for providing food and lodging
facilities to pilgrims. Located in Jammu and Kashmir , the Amarnath caves shrine
is dedicated to Lord Shiva. Last year, over 450,000 pilgrims visited the cave.
The two month long pilgrimage will conclude on August 5.
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