Guv reviews preparations
AMARNATH YATRA 2012
Jammu, Apr 24: Governor N N Vohra today reviewed preparations for the annual Amarnath pilgrimage commencing June 25 this year.
Vohra, at a meeting at the Raj Bhavan here, directed officers to put in place all required arrangements for the yatra within the scheduled time-frame.
Amarnath Yatra will begin this year on June 25 and culminate on August two, the day Raksha Bandhan festival will be celebrated. The registration for the pilgrimage will begin on May 7.
Deputy Commissioners of Ganderbal and Islamabad (Anantnag) briefed the Governor, also chairman of the Shri Amarnath Shrine Board, about the status of snow on Baltal and Chandanwari routes.
They also told Vohra that efforts were on to clear the tracks of frozen snow, officials said.
The Governor directed concerned authorities to complete all the required action on the ground timely for successful conduct of the pilgrimage.
Lastupdate on : Tue, 24 Apr 2012 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Tue, 24 Apr 2012 18:30:00 GMT
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