Sarthal Devi Yatra arrangements finalized

KISHTWAR: District Development Commissioner Kishtwar Angrez Singh Rana today convened a meeting at DC office Kishtwar and discussed the arrangement for smooth conduct of Sarthal Devi Ji yatra. The annual yatra is falling on 20th and 21st of July this year.

During the meeting the members of the Trust committee apprised the Deputy Commissioner that the Yatra will proceed from Goori Shankar mandir Sarkoot on 20th of July afternoon towards Sarthal Shrine and the chari will be received by the pujari in the temple in the evening. Hawan will be concluded on 21st July in the temple premises and the yatra will return to Kishtwar on 22nd of July.

In the meeting, Deputy Commissioner directed the concerned departments to ensure all basic facilities enroute Yatra like availability of drinking water, availability of Medical facilities, Ambulance, Toilet facilities for pilgrims, improve the light system around the temple besides sufficient number of vehicles for transportation of devotees.

The arrangements regarding security and availability of fire tenders were also discussed and finalized.

The DDC asked all the officers of line department to work in coordination for smooth conduct of Yatra and ensure full facilities to the devotees on this occasion.

ADC Kishtwar Kishori Lal, CPO Yasir Balwan, CMO, Tehsildar and ARTO, besides officers of other departments and representatives of Sri Sarthal Devi Trust were also present in the meeting.


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