Yatra no threat to environment: SASB

Srinagar, July 4: Shri Amarnath Shrine Board (SASB) Thursday denounced the apprehensions that the arrival of Amarnath Yatris in large numbers would pose Uttarakhand like threat to Kashmir.
 In a hurriedly called press conference at Raj Bhavan Srinagar, Chief Executive Officer, SASB, Navin Chowdhary said no Uttarakhand like calamity would occur in Kahsmir as the Amarnath Yatra is being organized on scientific lines and all the concerns relating to environment are being taken care of.
 "SASB is not even allowing Sadhus to arrive in Valley without registration. We have so far sent back at least 15, 000 yatris who had arrived here without registration. I appeal all these Yatris to enter into Valley only the completion of all the formalities,” Navin said adding that so far 80,000 Yatris have visited the Amarnath Cave. CNS

Lastupdate on : Thu, 4 Jul 2013 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Thu, 4 Jul 2013 18:30:00 GMT
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