Srinagar, July 1: Swami Avdheshanand Giri Ji Maharaj, Member, Shri AmarnathJi Shrine Board & Mahamandleshwar, Juna Akhara; and Mahant Deependra Giri, Custodian Chhari Mubarak Shri Amarnathji today called on the Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha at Raj Bhavan here.
Swami Avdheshanand Giri Ji Maharaj and Mahant Deependra Giri who met the Lt Governor, separately, discussed the arrangements put in place and other matters pertaining to Shri Amarnathji Yatra that commenced on 30th June.
Pertinently, in this year’s Shri Amarnathji Yatra, a large number of pilgrims are expected to visit J&K as the holy pilgrimage has resumed after a gap of two years due to COVID pandemic.
Keeping this in view, extensive arrangements have been made by the UT Government and Shri AmarnathJi Shrine Board for a comfortable and memorable pilgrimage of devotees visiting the holy cave.
Meanwhile, Former Minister, Sukhnandan Choudhary called on Lieutenant Governor.
The Former Minister apprised the Lt Governor about various issues of public importance including development of Border areas and welfare of people residing along the International Border.
Sukhnandan Choudhary also put forth the demand of border area people pertaining to disbursal of compensation for land used for fencing at IB, besides highlighting the ownership issues of land allotted to refugees from POJK and West Pak.
The Lt Governor assured the Former Minister that all genuine issues will be taken up for early redressal. He further urged him to continue his endeavors of public welfare