Jammu & Kashmir

Amarnath yatra begins as first batch of 2,750 pilgrims leave for cave shrine

Amarnath pilgrims as they move towards the cave shrine. [FPK File Photo]

Pahalgam: Amid unprecedented arrangements, the first batch of pilgrims left for holy cave from Nunwan base camp in Pahalgam area of Anantnag district on Thursday.

The first batch of 2,750 pilgrims left for cave shrine, which was flagged off by DC Anantnag, Dr Piyush Singla, officials said.

Amarnath Yatra, which began today, is being held after two years as it remained suspended due to COVID pandemic.

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