SRINAGAR: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today visited the interiors of Dal Lake to take stock of the de weeding and cleaning process in the world famous lake.
The Chief Minister visited the Dal waters from Boulevard upto Nishat Ghats during which Mehbooba Mufti took an on the spot assessment of the lake conservation efforts by the concerned agencies.
The visit is in conformity with the announcement of the Chief Minister on October 02 to visit the lake periodically to personally monitor its cleaning process. On October 02, the Chief Minister had visited Dal lake and expressed concern over the level of pollution and weeds in the famed lake.
During the visit, the Chief Minister directed immediate removal of junk from the shoreline of the lake at Nishat. She also directed further pacing up of de weeding and cleaning process. She said she would be personally monitoring the cleaning process of the lake.
The Chief Minister appealed people to play their role as conscientious citizens in the conservation and protection of the lake which, she said, holds a special heritage value for Jammu & Kashmir. She specifically appealed people to support Government’s efforts to restore Dal and avoid polluting the lake waters and not encourage in anyway encroachment of the Dal area.
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