2034 yatris stopped at Chanderkote

4013 proceed towards Qazigund
Due to apprehensions of cloudburst, District Magistrate Ramban Saturday directed all the Sub Divisional Magistrates and tehsildars of Ramban district to remain on high alert.
Due to apprehensions of cloudburst, District Magistrate Ramban Saturday directed all the Sub Divisional Magistrates and tehsildars of Ramban district to remain on high alert.

Ramban: Among the eleventh batch of 6048 Amarnath yatris that left Bhagwati Nagar Jammu on Saturday, 2034 yatris taking the Baltal base camp route were halted at SASB Yatri Niwas Chanderkote while the convoy of 4013 yatris taking the Pahalgam base camp route was allowed to move towards Qazigund and was accommodated at lodgment centers in Anantnag district, said Deputy Superintendent of Police, Ramban Pardeep Singh Sen.

Due to apprehensions of cloudburst, District Magistrate Ramban Saturday directed all the Sub Divisional Magistrates and tehsildars of Ramban district to remain on high alert.

In this connection, Deputy Commissioner Ramban, Mussarat Islam issued an advisory stating that given the cloudburst incidents having been reported in certain districts and overflowing rivers and streams due to rains, all the Sub Divisional Magistrates and tehsildars of Ramban district should remain on high alert.

He directed the SDRF components and QRT teams to remain in an active mode and keep their equipment available.

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