SDM reviews Navaratra, Eid arrangements

KATHUA: In order to view the arrangements for ensuing Navratra & Eid festivals, Sub-Divisional Magistrate Basohli Gurmukh Singh convened a meeting of senior officers in his office chamber in tehsil Basohli.

Tehsildar, Basohli/ Mahanpur, Xens PWD, A.E.E, PHE,  TSO Basohli, SHO Basohli, President Ram Lila Club Basohli, Pujari Mandir Chanchlo Devi Basohli and President Mini Bus Union Basohli were present in the meeting.

            The SDM reviewed all the necessary arrangements to facilitate the smooth conduct of Navaratas festival at different shrines particularly Chanchlo Mata and Bankhandi Mata in the Tehsil. In the meeting threadbare discussion for arrangements of Navartra’s which included adequate drinking water, un-interrupted power supply, quality of eatables and their rates, security besides necessary repair of bridle path and approach roads to the shrines.

            The SDM also directed the PHE department to ensure potable drinking water at the shrines and at Ram Lila Ground besides asking PDD department to ensure regular supply of power. He directed XEN PWD to repair the roads to the various temples and shrines before the  Navartra festival.

            SDM directed the Municipal Committees to ensure cleanliness in the towns particularly around the shrines, and directed CAPD department to check the quality of eatables along with their rates.

            The SDM directed SHO Basohli to make fool proof arrangements well in advance at all shrines by deploying security troops to facilitate the devotees.