For a secure and hassle-free Amarnath Yatra, security measures have been put in place
Senior police officers visited the Jammu Yatri Niwas camp today to examine the plans for the upcoming annual Amarnath Yatra in Kashmir. The Yatra will begin on July 1 and last 62 days this year.
On June 30, the first group of pilgrims will set off from Jammu’s Yatri Niwas.
The 62-day Amarnath Yatra is starting on July 1 along two routes: Pahalgam in south Kashmir and Baltal in the Ganderbal region of central Kashmir.
At the base camp of Jammu Yatri Niwas, security has been stepped up. The administration is in charge of taking the appropriate security measures.
Lt Gen Upendra Dwivedi, the commander of the Northern Army, assessed the security and operational preparedness for the Amarnath Yatra.
Lt Gen Dwivedi reviewed the security preparations for the forthcoming Amarnath Yatra while at Panjtarni along the southern route.
From Pahalgam in south Kashmir and Baltal in central Kashmir’s Ganderbal region, the 62-day Amarnath Yatra is starting on July 1.
The deployment of security personnel and the opening of the Southern Route, which has been hindered by excessive snowfall this season, were also evaluated, along with the preparations.
He also talked with the troops and appreciated the tremendous work they did in inclement weather.
The dog squad and senior police officials are at the camp. The camp is being sanitized by police and CRPF jawans.
The senior officials, as well as various tools and equipment, are used to sanitize the Yatra niwas to prevent any mishaps from occurring.
By this week, the Union Territory is anticipated to receive the extra companies of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF).
To improve the security framework for the two-month pilgrimage, it is planned that the ITBP, BSF, SSF, and CISF personnel would be deployed starting on June 20.
The national highway and the twin highways leading to the sacred cave would both see the deployment.
For the smooth and trouble-free Yatra to take place, the security grids have been built and are tight.
CRPF jawans have been posted here in Jammu Yatra Niwas Camp, and every area has been sanitized. Senior officers have visited Yatri Nawas on several occasions.
For the approaching Amarnath Yatra in South Kashmir, which is set to start next month, more than 60,000 paramilitary soldiers would be deployed throughout Jammu and Kashmir.
In addition to deploying troops from Lakhanpur to the Amaranth Cave Shrine for security purposes.
Security has also been stepped up and strengthened at the Line of Control and the International Border to thwart any mischief from across the border.
Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha
The Lieutenant Governor stated on the radio show Awaam Ki Awaaz, “Shri Amarnath Yatra is beginning on July 1 and this pilgrimage is also a symbol of the welfare of humanity, upliftment of all sections of society, and exchange of new ideas.”
He said that this Yatra is also related to the local economy and employment possibilities.
“I want to congratulate the people of J&K on the smooth running of the G20 conference last month. Regarding the promotion of tourism, we have overwhelmingly received responses, particularly from young people”, the LG stated during his radio presentation.
Online reservations for helicopters
Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board (SASB) announces the opening of online ticket sales for the Shri Amarnath Yatra’s helicopters.
Bookings for helicopters are now available on the Shri Amarnath Shrine Board’s official website at https://jksasb.nic.in/onlineservices/.
Devotees can easily complete the Shri Amarnath Yatra in a single day by traveling straight from Srinagar to Panchtarni or Srinagar to Neelgrath.