Tenth batch of 5,144 pilgrims leaves for Amarnath

Jammu: Tenth batch of 5,144 pilgrims on Tuesday left from Bhagwat Nagar base camp here for Amarnath Cave Shrine in a convoy of 195 vehicles amid ‘bam bam bhole’ chants.
“The pilgrims left from here to perform pilgrimage from both Baltal and Pahalgam routes,” an official here said.
He said that the pilgrims, comprising 3,921 male, 1,020 females, 184 sadhus and 19 sadhvis left in 98 buses and 97 light motor vehicles.
So far, 40,935 pilgrims left from here for the cave shrine.