The district administration Ganderbal on Tuesday imposed ban on swimming and bathing in nallah Sindh in the district.
The decision was taken after 2 youth drowned in nallah Sindh recently.
"In view of frequent loss of precious lives due to drowning incidents while bathing/swimming in nallah Sindh and as a part of precautionary measure , a complete ban is hereby imposed on swimming/bathing in Nallah Sindh & its tributaries in Ganderbal forthwith. The Tehsildars( Executive Magistrates ), SHOs & Jalshakti shall keep strict vigil in their respective areas of jurisdictions for implementation of the order in letter & spirit," the order issued by Chairman DDMA Ganderbal reads. Two teenagers from Palpora Noorbagh drowned in nallah Singh on Sunday afternoon.