Governor directs administration to ensure smooth Amarnath Yatra, holds security review meeting | KNO

Governor directs administration to ensure smooth Amarnath Yatra, holds security review meeting | KNO

Kashmir News Observer (KNO)

Srinagar, May 21 (KNO) : Governor J&K Satya Pal Malik on Tuesday directed administration Divisions to ensure wide publicity of the Advisories relating to safety & security of Yatris, including the cut-off timings through print and electronic media.

According to press statement issued to KNO, the Governor directed Director General of Police; Divisional Commissioners of Jammu & Kashmir Divisions; Inspector General of Police of Jammu & Kashmir Divisions to ensure wide publicity of the Advisories relating to safety & security of Yatris, including the cut-off timings through print and electronic media & particularly display these at Railway Station Jammu; Yatri Niwas Bhagwati Nagar Jammu; Lakhanpur Checkpost; the On- spot Registration Counters at Jammu & Srinagar and at Base Camps of Baltal,Nunwan and Panjtarni through Public Address System by the Information Department of respective District Administration.

The directives were passed in a meeting held by Malik to review important security related matters with regard to the Shri Amarnathji Yatra. Yatra which is scheduled to commence on 1st July 2019, from both the Baltal and Pahalgam routes. The meeting was attended by the Advisor (K) to Governor , Chief Secretary, Director General of Police, GOC XV Corps, GOC Victor Force, CEO of Shrine Board; Home Secretary; Heads of Central & State Intelligence Agencies; and senior most officers of Central Armed Police Forces, J&K Police & Air Force. “Maintain a close watch and effective coordination to ensure the smooth conduct of the forthcoming Yatra,” he said.(KNO)