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Lt Governor visits Nunwan Pahalgam; to camp overnight to monitor rescue & relief operations & efforts being made to resume Yatra

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Interacts with Yatris staying at the base camp; reviews the arrangements at healthcare facilities, langars

Providing better facilities to Pilgrims is our top priority: Lt Governor

Army, CAPFs, NDRF did a commendable job during the rescue & relief operation: LG

Efforts are underway to repair the road to resume the Yatra as soon as possible: LG

PAHALGAM, JULY 10: Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha today visited Nunwan, Pahalgam and interacted with Yatris staying at the base camp and reviewed the arrangements at healthcare facilities and langars.

Interacting with the Pilgrims at the camp, the Lt Governor observed that providing better facilities to Pilgrims is government’s top priority. He said that dedicated measures are being taken to ensure the safety and well-being of the pilgrims.

The Lt Governor will camp overnight at Nunwan to oversee the rescue and relief operations and efforts being made to resume the Yatra as soon as possible.

The Lt Governor lauded the commendable efforts and swift action of the Army, CAPFs, NDRF and civil administration during the rescue and relief operation for saving the precious lives.

Earlier, during the meeting with the officials at the Nunwan Base camp, the Lt Governor was briefed about the rescue and relief operations, debris clearance, deployment of machinery and manpower, camp wise breakdown of the pilgrims, besides the arrangements and efforts put in to facilitate the Yatris.

Sh Nitishwar Kumar, Principal Secretary to Lt Governor; Sh Pandurang K Pole, Divisional Commissioner Kashmir; Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary, Secretary to the Government, Tribal Affairs Department; Sh Vijay Kumar, ADGP Kashmir; Dr. Piyush Singla, Deputy Commissioner Anantnag, and other senior officers of Police, SASB and UT administration accompanied the Lt Governor.

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