Sri Sarthal Devi Mata Yatra arrangements finalized
KISHTWAR: In the wake of annual Yatra of Sri Sarthal Devi Mata falling on 5th and 6th of July 2014, a meeting to finalize the arrangements regarding the same were held by the Additional Deputy Commissioner Kishtwar Mohd Hanief Malik here today.
Tehsildar Kishtwar, ASP, ARTO, CEO KDA, X En PHE, AD CA&PD besides officers of PDD, Health, Information, CRPF, Fire Services and representatives of Sri Sarthal Devi Trust were present in the meeting.
In the meeting, the members of the Trust apprised the ADC that the Yatra will proceed towards Sarthal Shrine from Gori Shankar Mandir Sarkoot on 5th of July and on 6th of July 2014, the chhari will be offered to Devi at Sarthal Mandir. Hawan will be held on the same day and on 7th of July, the yatra will return to Kishtwar. The Addl. deputy Commissioner directed the respective departments to ensure the availability of drinking water, street lights, medical facilities, ambulance, ration, toilet facilities and sufficient number of vehicles for the devotees. The arrangements regarding security and availability of fire tenders were also finalized.
The ADC asked all the officers to work in coordination for smooth conduct of yatra and ensure full facilities to the yatries on this occasion.