Mufti reviews Muharrum arrangements

Orders availability of advance ration, uninterrupted power, water supply and special sanitation drives

SRINAGAR, OCTOBER 12: Chief Minister, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, Monday stressed upon putting an effective mechanism in place to ensure availability of essential supplies like electricity, water, healthcare, ration and fuel to the people during Muharram days in the valley.

Secretary General, Indian Red Cross, J&K, also briefed the Chief Minister about the measures taken by IRC, especially those related to engaging volunteers for facilitating people.

The Chief Minister was informed by IGP, Kashmir Zone,  that Police will set up a Special Control Room to coordinate activities of all departments connected to observance of Muharrum. He said around 200 volunteers would be assigned duties for facilitation of the mourners.

The Chief Minister was also provided an update on the special arrangements made by the Power Department for uninterrupted electricity supply, in particular around Zadibal area, with facility of generator back up.

Chairman, Legislative Council, in his address, called upon the divisional administration to ensure adequate facilities to people in Kargil during Muharrum days.

Ministers, A. R. Veeri, Javaid Mustafa Mir, Imran Raza Ansari and Asiea Naqash also spoke on the occasion.

Also present were Chief Secretary, B. R. Sharma, Director General of Police, Principal Secretary to Chief Minister, B. B. Vyas, Principal Secretary Power, Sandeep Nayak, Secretary, CA&PD, Saurav Baghat, Director General, Information & PR, Zaffar Ahmad, IGP, Kashmir Zone, SJM Gillani, all HoDs, and various other senior officers.


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