Fresh batches of pilgrims leave Baltal, Pahalgam base camps

Published at July 12, 2018 11:27 AM 0Comment(s)2154views


Fresh batches of pilgrims leave Baltal, Pahalgam base camps

Agencies

Srinagar

Fresh batches of pilgrims, including women and sadhus, left Baltal and Nunwan Pahalgam base camps for the holy Amarnath cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas, where so far over 1,34,000 yatris had paid obeisance till Thursday morning since the commencement of 60-day-long pilgrimage from June 28.

About 15,700 pilgrims paid obeisance at the cave shrine on 14th day of pilgrimage on Wednesday.

Meanwhile, piligrims, who had night halt at nearby halting stations, are reaching holy cave since Thursday morning to pay obeisance, official sources said.

More yatris are also on way, they said.

With this, a total of over 134,000 pilgrims from different parts of the country, had darshan of the self-made Ice-Shivlingam in the cave shrine situated at about 14,000 feet.

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