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Smallest batch of 303 pilgrims starts journey to Amarnath

News Agencies | Updated on: 4 August 2015, 12:34 IST

A batch of 303 pilgrims, the smallest batch so far, left for the cave shrine of Amarnath in south Kashmir Himalayas on Tuesday, 4 August.

The batch comprising 184 men, 65 women, three children and 51 sadhus left in a cavalcade of nine vehicles from Bhagwati Nagar base camp in Jammu at 4:35 AM, a police official said.

Amid tight security arrangements provided by CRPF, the convoy has already crossed Patnitop on Jammu-Srinagar national highway, he said, adding, the pilgrims would reach the twin base camps at Pahalgam and Baltal by this evening.

With this batch, as many as 46,511 pilgrims have so far left from the Jammu base camp for the shrine.

-PTI

First published: 4 August 2015, 12:34 IST
 
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