Eighth batch of 1,790 pilgrims leaves for Amarnath from Jammu

Eighth batch of 1,790 pilgrims leaves for Amarnath from Jammu

amarnath-godJammu, Jul 8 - An eighth batch of 1,790 pilgrims today left for the Holy Shri Amarnath Cave Shrine from Bhagwati Nagar based Yatri Niwas base camp here. "A batch of 1,790 pilgrims comprising 1,319 male, 332 female, 19 children, 90 sadhus and 10 sadhvis left for the cave shrine in a fleet of 55 vehicles," a police spokesperson here said. He said the vehicles included 38 State Road Transport Corporation (SRTC) buses and 17 Light Motor Vehicles (LMVs). The first bus left at 0505 hrs while the last bus left at 0530 hrs amid tight security arrangements.

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