Sham visits Baltal, takes stock of situation

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BALTAL :  Minister for PHE, Irrigation & Flood Control, Sham Lal Sharma, along with senior officers of civil and police administration today visited Shri Amarnath Yatra base camp at Baltal and took stock of the situation that has arisen due to some unpleasant incident occurred between the service providers there.
The Minister interacted with the officials of Shri Amarnath Shrine Board (SASB), langerwalas and poniwalas and obtained the necessary feedback about the incident. He urged the service providers to maintain peace and order to ensure smooth yatra. He also directed the police and civil administration to keep close watch on the situation to ensure smooth conduct of yatra and safety of yatries and all service providers. The Minister also directed the administration to enquire into the matter and take stern action against the culprits as per the law.
Those accompanied the Minister at Baltal included, Principal Secretary to Governor (CEO SASB), Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, senior police officers.