Over 41,000 pilgrims visit Amarnath cave shrine in J&K

New Delhi: In Jammu and Kashmir over 41,000 pilgrims have visited of 3,888 metre-high Amarnath cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas in first three days. According to Camp Director at Holy cave shrine , the yatra is going on smoothly as pilgrims are paying obeisance without any difficulty.

According to Shri Amarnath Shrine Board officials the unabated rush of pilgrims continues as thousands of yatris from various parts of the country are daily reporting at Baltal, Nunwan (Pahalgam) base camps. Meanwhile, amid tight security, a third batch of 3,573 pilgrims today left the Jammu base camp for the Amarnath cave shrine. The pilgrims comprising 2,405 men 728 women, 152 children and 288 sadhus left in a cavalcade of 110 vehicles. They were escorted by the CRPF. With today’s batch, as many as 9,773 pilgrims have left Jammu for their onward journey to the cave shrine.

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