First batch of piligrims leave for Amarnath yatra, piligrims to worship Lord Shankar

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First batch of piligrims leave for Amarnath yatra, piligrims to worship Lord ShankarAmarnath Yatra

Jammu : With the onset of Monsoon, piligrims have started rushing to visit Amarnath Shrine located in South Kashmir amid tight security.

First batch of nearly 3000 pilgrims on Wednesday left the base camp here for the annual 60-day pilgrimage to the cave shrine of Amarnath in south Kashmir.



On this occasion advisor to the Governor K Vijay Kumar and B B Vyas flagged off a fleet of 107 vehicles and four motorcycles carrying the pilgrims from the heavily-guarded Bhagwati base camp in the City of Temples around 4.30 am.

(Agencies)

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