SANJY 2022: Preparations for smooth conduct of Yatra in full swing
Post by on Saturday, June 25, 2022
Ganderbal: Preparations for the smooth conduct of the upcoming annual Shri AmarnathjiYatra via Baltal route are in full swing as the administration is making all efforts to ensure hassle-free movement of Yatris through this route.
Official sources said that the administration has been directed to complete all arrangements by June 25. “District administration is working on making the 'Tent City' for pilgrims in Baltal. As many as 400 tents have been erected where the pilgrims can stay,” they said.
Sources further said that strict security arrangements have been put in place along the routes leading to Baltal.
“Regular visits by senior officials of the administration to review the arrangements are going on,” they said.
Sources in Police have said that security forces including CRPF, BSF, Army, and Police have been deployed at various places.
The Health department too has made ample arrangements all along the route. Services and control system in any case of any medical emergency have been set up.
Locals associated with Yatra too have set up facilities for the Yatris, “We have pitched tents, ferried Palkies to Baltal and also set up several facilities for the Yatris,” said a local.
Hotel owners in Sonamarg said that they also have made arrangements for the Yatris. They said booking has already started in Sonmarg hotels for pilgrims.
The Yatra that is scheduled to begin from June 30 will be conducted after a gap of two years as it remained suspended due to the Covid-19 pandemic.