Mian Altaf visits Baltal, interacts with stakeholders, assures compensation
SRINAGAR, JULY 19: Minister for Forests, Environment Ecology, Wildlife, Mian Altaf Ahmed visited Baltal, the base camp for Amarnathji Yatra, to took stock of the situation that has arisen due to unpleasant happening there between service providers, the other day.
The Minister for PHE Irrigation & Flood Control Mr. Sham Lal Sharma also accompanied the Minister.
Mian Altaf interacted with the local labourers, shopkeepers, tent owners and pony wallas and assured that adequate compensation would be provided to the sufferers, whose paraphernalia damaged during the incident.
Getting feedback about the incident, the Minister directed the Police and Civil Administration to keep close vigil on the situation to ensure smooth conduct of yatra and safety and security of yatris and service providers.
Interacting with Yatris and Langerwallas, Mian Altaf assured that necessary steps would be initiated for comfortable, peaceful and smooth conduct of yatra, adding that stern action would be taken against the wrong doers as per law.