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J&K Governor and CM discuss security for Amarnath Yatra

Key issues relating to security during the upcoming Amarnath yatra were discussed between Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah and Governor N N Vohra here, officials said here on Thursday.



Srinagar: Key issues relating to security during the upcoming Amarnath yatra were discussed between Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah and Governor N
N Vohra here, officials said here on Thursday.

"The Governor and the Chief Minister discussed certain important matters, including security related issues, on the upcoming Amarnath yatra at a meeting held at Raj Bhavan
last evening," they said.

The annual Amarnath yatra is scheduled to commence on July One.

It has been decided that sufficient manpower will be deployed on both traditional Pahalgam and shortest Baltal routes to ensure smooth flow of traffic so that pilgrims do
not face any inconvenience, they said.

Also special reception and assistance booths will be set
up for pilgrims visiting the 3,880 metre high Amarnath cave
shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas.

The Governor and the Chief Minister also discussed the
overall security situation in the state during the meeting
which lasted for about an hour and a half, they said.

PTI

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