Governor visits Sheshnag, Chandanwari and Nunwan Camps; Reviews Yatra arrangements

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Srinagar, Governor NN Vohra, Chairman Amarnath Shrine Board, accompanied by Umang Narula, CEO of the Shrine Board, visited the Sheshnag Yatra Camp and held discussions with Col Manas Misra, CO of the 8th Madras Bn, Atul Gupta Camp Director, CK Sharma, Additional Camp Director, officers of BSF, CRPF, JK Police and other concerned Departments and reviewed the security and other arrangements being made to receive the Yatris at this Camp who would start arriving on 29th June, the day on which the Amarnath Yatra commences. The Governor directed the Camp Director and other functionaries of the Board to particularly ensure effective sanitary arrangements in respect of the functioning of latrines and toilets and, day to day cleaning of the entire Camp, collection and disposal of degradable and non-biodegradable garbage.

Governor took an aerial recce of the Yatra route to observe the repair work which is under way and, thereafter, landed in Pahalgam from where he proceeded, by road, to Chandanwari along with the CEO and Additional CEO Shrine Board, DIG South Kashmir, DIG CRPF, DC and SSP Islamabad and inspected the ongoing work to establish the Control Gate Chandanwari and set up the Langars, shops and other facilities at this place. The Governor directed Sukhpal Singh, Camp Director Chandanwari to very strictly ensure that the Control Gates shall be opened and closed as per the time schedule already settled and that he, along with the Police and Security officials, must see that no person without a valid Yatra Permit was allowed to enter the tracks.

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