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Buddha Amarnath Yatra from Aug 6, arrangements reviewed

Agencies Deputy Commissioner Poonch Rahul Yadav on Sunday reviewed the arrangements for Annual Buddha Amarnath Yatra 2019 scheduled to start from August 6, 2019. The meeting convened here at Mandir Complex ,Mandi was attended by DIG Rajouri Vivek Gupta, Addl. SP Adil Hussain, ADC Sheraz Ul Haq, Tehsildar Mandi Javid Ibal, CO Bal Krishan, CDPO Mandi, Xen PHE, AEE PWD, SHO mandi, Agriculture Extension Officer, Harvinder Singh, Chief Horticulture Officer, members of Buddha Amarnath Yatra Committee and civil society members. The meeting discussed security arrangements, traffic management, provisions for power, safe drinking water, medical, transport facilities, accommodation and and other amenities for the pilgrims. The meeting was informed that the yatra will commence on 6th of August and culminate on 16th of August with the departure of ‘chari Mubarakh’ from Shri Dashnami Akhara Poonch. The DC exhorted upon all concerned Departments and stakeholders of Buddha Amarnath Yatra to ensure foolproof arrangements for the smooth and successful conduct of the yatra. The concerned Departments informed the meeting that all the facilities for the yatris will be provided by different ‘Sewa Samities’ enroute from Bimar Gali to Buddha Amarnath. The meeting was further informed that a control room would be setup to assist the pilgrims and to provide sheds.

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