DDC reviews Aghar Jitto Mela arrangements

Excelsior Correspondent
REASI, June 26: District Development Commissioner, Reasi Prasanna Ramaswamy G. today convened a meeting of officers to review the arrangements for three-day historic Aghar Jitto Mela slated to be organized from June 27 to June 29.
The meeting was attended SSP Reasi, ADC Reasi, SDM Katra, CEO, CMO, District officers, Executive Engineers, Tehsildars, organizers and other prominent people.
It was informed in the meeting that the holy festival would be organised at the main shrine with different activities to attract pilgrims.
The Baba Jitto Mandir Development Committee apprised the DDC on all major issues and other requisite facilities for smooth conduct of the event.
After threadbare discussions, the DDC instructed the concerned officers for clearance of drains and asked to ensure supply of ration and other essential commodities while Executive Engineers of PHE and PDD were stressed to ensure water and power supply.
The DDC totally banned use of polythene bags and other plastic material in and around the shrine areas and passed instructions that no eating points and business establishments would make their sale and purchase. He said no devotee or visitor will  be allowed to bring polythene in the mela.