J&K Guv reviews preparations for Amarnath yatra

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 4, 2012 - 15:27

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Governor N N
Vohra today reviewed preparations being made to ensure smooth
and orderly movement of pilgrims during the forthcoming
Amarnath yatra.

During a series of meetings held at the Raj Bhavan here,
Vohra reviewed the status of each of the various works which
are required to be executed for providing satisfactory
arrangements for the forthcoming Yatra, an official spokesman
said.

The Governor, who is also the Chairman of Amarnathji
Shrine Board, met General Officer Commander (GOC) of Srinagar
based 15 Corps Lt Gen S A Hasnain and GOC of Victor Force Maj
Gen Gurdeep Singh to review the present ground situation with
regard to the entire Yatra area, the spokesman said.

He said certain security coordination issues which will
surface when the Yatra camps actually start functioning were
also discussed.

The Governor at a separate meeting with Divisional
Commissioner Kashmir Asgar Samoon and Inspector General of
Police Kashmir Zone S M Sahai also reviewed the status of the
preparatory arrangements for ensuring the smooth and orderly
movement of the pilgrims to the cave shrine.

He was informed that the required infrastructure would be
put in place before the Yatra commences, the spokesman said.

PTI



First Published: Wednesday, April 4, 2012 - 15:27

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