Lauding the efforts of various agencies and local stakeholders for the successful conduct of the annual Amarnath yatra, Jammu and Kashmir Governor NN Vohra has asked Shri Amarnatji Shrine Board (SASB) to prepare camp-wise and route-wise action plans, focusing on medicare and environment protection, for the next year`s pilgrimage.
Clashes between ponywallas and community kitchen operators at Baltal Base camp on Friday forced suspension of the Amarnath Yatra even as Jammu and Kashmir Governor NN Vohra and state government appealed to both parties to maintain peace for smooth conduct of the pilgrimage.
A senior officer of the Union Home ministry on Thursday called on Jammu and Kashmir Governor NN Vohra here and discussed the security issues in the state besides preparations for the upcoming annual Amarnath yatra.
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today met Governor N N Vohra here and discussed various issues ranging from arrangements for Amarnath yatra to the likely schedule for upcoming Assembly polls in the state.
General Officer Commanding in Chief of Army`s Northern Command Lt General DS Hooda today called on Jammu and Kashmir Governor NN Vohra and Chief Minister Omar Abdullah to discuss security related issues.
Jammu and Kashmir Governor NN Vohra congratulated victorious candidates of opposition PDP and BJP in the Lok Sabha polls and expressed hope that they would bring lasting peace and rapid progress in the state.
National Conference MLA Sajjad Ahmed Kitchloo, who quit as minister of State for Home in the wake of Kishtwar communal violence, was re-inducted on Saturday into the Omar Abdullah ministry, a day after a judicial commission gave him a clean chit.