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3360 pilgrims pay obeisance at the Holy Cave

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Srinagar, Jul 28: On the 31st day of the ongoing Amarnath Yatra, 3360 pilgrims paid obeisance at the cave shrine of in south Kasgmir Himalayas.

Till date 2,55,356 pilgrims have had ‘darshan’ at the cave shrine, officials said.

Earlier today, a fresh batch of 663 pilgrims left for the cave shrine from Jammu.

Over the past week, the number of pilgrims joining the Yatra has shown a marked dip.

The pilgrims, which included 485 males, 85 females and 93 Sadhus left in a convoy of 21 vehicles under tight security arrangements, the officials said.

Earlier, a smaller batch of 667 pilgrims left Jammu for the ongoing Yatra on July 26.

The Yatra is scheduled to conclude on August 26 coinciding with ‘Raksha Bandhan’ festival.

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