J&K DGP reviews Amarnath yatra security

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 10, 2014 - 20:58

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Director General of Police K Rajendra Kumar on Tuesday reviewed the security arrangements for the forthcoming annual Amarnath yatra commencing from June 28.

Stressing to evolve a joint mechanism and planning to ensure peaceful yatra, Kumar emphasised that better synergy among different agencies is pivotal to ensure the yatra in a secure and peaceful atmosphere.

The DGP`s meeting with senior officials discussed security and other arrangements for the two-month long yatra, an official spokesman said here.

He was briefed by various officials, including Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, Shailendra Kumar and IGP, Kashmir Zone, A G Mir regarding the preparedness of their respective areas of jurisdiction to keep the routes leading to the holy cave hassle-free and safe for pilgrims.

Kumar said people`s cooperation is must for keeping law and order maintained and the field staff should develop sincere relationship with the pilgrims and public to conduct the yatra smoothly.

PTI

First Published: Tuesday, June 10, 2014 - 20:58

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