JK Governor discusses arrangements for Amarnathji Yatra
Srinagar, May 11 (Scoop News) –All security and related arrangements for the ensuing Shri Amarnathji Yatra were discussed at a high level meeting held at Raj Bhavan here this evening under the chairmanship of N. N. Vohra, Governor J&K. The annual pilgrimage to the Holy Cave Shrine this year is scheduled to commence on 25th June, simultaneously from the Baltal and Chandanwari routes.
Lt. Gen. S. A. Hasnain, GOC, 15 Corps; Kuldeep Khoda, Director General of Police; B. R. Sharma, Principal Secretary, Home; Anirudh Uppal, Special Director General CRPF, J&K; Maj. Gen. R. R. Nimbhorkar, GOC, Victor Force; Air Commodore D. Choudhury, Air Officer Commanding, Air Force Station, Srinagar; Dr. Asgar Hassan Samoon, Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir; Navin K. Choudhary, Principal Secretary to the Governor and Chief Executive Officer, Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board; S. M. Sahai, IGP, Kashmir Zone; B. Srinivas, IGP, CID, J&K; Col. P. B. S. Lamba, Col GS, Victor Force; and Preet Pal Singh, Additional Chief Executive Officer of the Shrine Board, participated in the meeting.
The Governor, who is the Chairman of the Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board, stressed the need for ensuring that all the required security related arrangements were timely put in position. He also pointed to the need for effective day to day coordination being maintained among the functionaries of all the concerned State Government Civil and Police Departments, Army, Central Police Organizations, Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board and all other concerned agencies.
Maj. General Nimbhorkar, GOC VICTOR FORCE made a detailed presentation about the arrangements being made for the security grid being put in place, in close coordination with all other Security Forces. In his presentation he screened the latest photographs of
The meeting held detailed discussions in regard to all the envisaged arrangements, including the enforcement of an effective Access Control System at Baltal and Nunwan Base Camps, erection and regulation of gates at Domel and Chandanwari for effective security and regulating the onward movement of registered Yatris towards the
The meeting was informed that the registration of Shri Amarnathji Yatris had commenced on 7th May through 174 Bank Branches located across the country.
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