Jammu: The last batch of pilgrims on Tuesday left for 3,888-metre high Amarnath shrine situated in south Kashmir Himalayas.

Amid tight security, the pilgrims comprising 73 men, 11 women, one child, 41 sadhus left in a cavalcade of five vehicles from Bhagwati Nagar base camp in Jammu at around 0430 hours for Amarnath, police said.

The convoy has already crossed Batote on the Jammu- Srinagar National highway towards base camps of Pahalgam in the Kashmir Valley.

With Tuesday’s  batch, as many as 91,605 pilgrims have passed through Jammu for their journey to the Amarnath shrine. The yatra will conclude on August 2, coinciding with 'Raksha Bandhan'.


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