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Amit Shah chairs a high-level meeting today to review security for Amarnath Yatra amid recent terror attacks in Jammu and Kashmir
Amit Shah
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Amit Shah chairs a high-level meeting today to review security for Amarnath Yatra amid recent terror attacks in Jammu and Kashmir

| @indiablooms | 16 Jun 2024, 08:41 pm

Union Home Minister and Minister of Cooperation Amit Shah chaired a high-level meeting on Sunday to review security and logistics arrangements for Amarnath Ji Yatra, in New Delhi on Sunday amid the recent spike in terror incidents in Jammu and Kashmir.

The meeting was attended by National Security Advisor AjitDoval, Lieutenant Governor of J&K, Manoj Sinha, Union Home Secretary, Director, Intelligence Bureau, Senior Army Officers including Chief of Army Staff General Manoj Pandey and Chief of Army Staff (Designate) Lt. General Upendra Dwivedi, Director General of CAPFs, Chief Secretary & DGP of J&K and other senior officers.

During the review meeting, Union Home Minister instructed the security agencies to be vigilant and ensure sufficient deployment of security personnel for the AmarnathYatra.

He instructed establishing perfect inter-agency coordination for effective security arrangements including a well-established standard operating response mechanism.

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Amit Shah said that under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Government is committed to ensure a convenient and hassle-free experience for the devotees and adopt eco-friendly measures in management of the Amarnath Yatra.

He said that it is Modi Government’s priority to ensure that devotees of Shri Amarnath Yatra can have Holy Darshan with ease and they do not have to face any difficulty.

The Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir has undertaken significant initiatives to make the Amarnath Yatra safe and comfortable for the devotees.

Last year more than 4.5 lakh devotees took the holy darshan.

This year the Yatra would commence on 29th June.

The Jammu and Kashmir Administration has made elaborate arrangements for smooth conduct of Yatra including seamless registration, convoy movement, camping facilities, medical facilities, upgrading the tracks, providing power and water supply and mobile phone connectivity.

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