JAMMU, May 7: A meeting was convened by the Divisional Commissioner Jammu Sanjeev Verma along with all the concerned civil and police authorities and Mata Kheer Bhawani Ji Yatra Welfare Society today in connection with the ensuing Yatra of Mata Kheer Bhawani Tulmulla, Kashmir and held threadbare discussions about the arrangements and necessary facilities to be provided on the occasion of the yatra.
The delegation was led by Kiran Wattal, converner, MKBJYWS and also various other representatives of social organizations participated in the meeting who included BL Bhat chairman, RAMANAK, Rajesh Gupta president Tourism Federation, Pintoo Ji, president, Global Solace NGO, Kuldip Raina, president KBA Manzgam, Pawan Shashtri, president, Jammu Yatri Bhawan Hardewar, MK Jalali, president, Sharika Perth Sagatgan, Kuldip Luthra, United Hindu Front
Raman Suri Advisory Board Member, Aryan Ramesh, MK Yogi, Ajay Bhat, Rohit Bhat etc.
Divisional Commissioner gave on spot directions to all the civil and police authorities present in the meeting to take necessary steps for the smooth conduct of forthcoming yatra, as has been done last year.
He also held video conference with the Deputy Commissioner, Ramban to make necessary arrangements viz accommodation and keep all the contingencies in view in case of any road block. He has also been directed to make all necessary arrangements of drinking water and temporary washroom facilities and identification of land for parking and refreshment and Prashad for yatris to be served at Ramban .
Divisional Commissioner also directed Tourism Department for wide publicity of the Yatra through print and electronic media and installation of hoardings at main and important place from Jammu to Valley.
Relief Commissioner TK Bhat has also been asked to visit Kashmir valley and hold threadbare meeting with civil and police authorities to ensure smooth conduct of the Yatra and also coordinate with Mata Kheer Bhawani Ji Yatra Welfare Society.
The delegation demanded completion of ongoing pending works including provision of additional rooms for yatris, clearance of water channel flowing within the compound of the temple, proper sanitation facility and removal of malba with in the periphery of the temple, adequate transport facilities advance party from Jammu to Mata Kheer Bhawani Manzgam, Tiker (Kupwara),Khanbarni (Devsar),Logri Pora,Raithan (Budgam),Nagdandhi, adequate accommodation and parking space for pilgrims near the temple at Tulmula, security arrangements from Jammu to Mata Kheer Bhwani Tulmulla and other places.