802 pilgrims pay obeisance at the Holy Cave, 148 leave from Jammu

SRINAGAR, AUG 19: On the 53rd day of the ongoing Shri Amarnathji Yatra, 802 Yatris paid obeisance at the Holy Cave. Till date 2,82,376 Yatris had the darshan of the Shivling at the Holy Cave.
Meanwhile a small batch of 148 pilgrims on Sunday left Jammu for the cave shrine in the Kashmir Valley, police said.
“The Yatris left Bhagwati Nagar Yatri Niwas today in an escorted convoy of eight vehicles for the Valley. The pilgrims are going to Baltal base camp while no one is scheduled for the Pahalgam camp,” the police said. Since it started on June 28, over 2.83 lakh pilgrims have performed this year’s Amarnath Yatra.
The 60-day long Yatra will end on August 26 coinciding with Shravan Purnima festival.