Arrangements Reviewed for Upcoming Budha Amarnath Yatra in J&K’s Poonch

Budha Amarnath Yatra


Jammu, Jun 26 (PTI) Authorities on Sunday reviewed safety and different preparations for the Budha Amarnath yatra scheduled to begin the subsequent month in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district, officers mentioned.

The yatra will start on July 29 and culminate on August 8 with the departure of ‘Chari Mubarak’ from Shri Dashnami Akhara Poonch.

ADGP Mukesh Singh and Divisional Commissioner, Jammu, Ramesh Kumar visited the Budha Amarnath temple at Mandi and paid their obeisance, officers mentioned.

Buddha Amarnath Temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva, is, without doubt, one of the oldest shrines within the Jammu area and attracts numerous devotees through the yatra.

Later, they reviewed safety and different arrangements for the yatra with senior officers, together with Deputy Commissioner, Poonch, Inder Jeet, Deputy Inspector General of Police, Rajouri-Poonch vary, Mohd Haseeb Mughal, and Senior Superintendent of Police, Poonch, Rohit Baskotra, they mentioned.

Representatives of the temple administration committee, coordination committee, civil society members, traders body all different stakeholders had been additionally current through the assembly, officers stated.

The stakeholders assured that they may whole-heartedly welcome the pilgrims and can facilitate the graceful conduct of the yatra, they stated.

Senior officers of the Army, BSF, CRPF, and intelligence companies separately briefed the ADGP in regards to the measures being taken on the safety entrance, officers stated.

Earlier, the ADGP and the divisional commissioner performed an intensive tour of the Poonch district and took inventory of the regulation and order scenario.

Singh held a gathering of all of the supervisory officers and was briefed in regards to the safety scenario within the border district, officers mentioned.

They said the ADGP took inventory of the steps being taken by the district police towards the overground staff of terror groups and listed suspects.

He additionally spoke concerning the prevailing menace and prompt proactive and preventive measures to take care of the situation, officers added.



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