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Lt Gen Ranbir singh reviews Amarnath Yatra security arrangements

ANI
Published : Jun 26, 2019, 4:26 pm IST
Updated : Jun 26, 2019, 4:26 pm IST

The 46-day-long annual Amarnath Yatra will begin on July 1 and conclude on August 15.

Lt Gen Singh was briefed by commanders on the ground of sound coordination and synergy between all agencies of the government and measures being taken to ensure safety and security of pilgrims. (Photo: ANI)
 Lt Gen Singh was briefed by commanders on the ground of sound coordination and synergy between all agencies of the government and measures being taken to ensure safety and security of pilgrims. (Photo: ANI)

Srinagar: Northern Army Commander, Lieutenant General Ranbir Singh on Wednesday visited units deployed for security of Amarnath Yatra and reviewed the security arrangements on the axis of Baltal and Pahalgam ahead of Union Home Minister Amit Shah's visit to Jammu and Kashmir.

Lt Gen Singh was briefed by commanders on the ground of sound coordination and synergy between all agencies of the government and measures being taken to ensure safety and security of pilgrims.

Home Minister Amit Shah arrived in Srinagar on Wednesday afternoon to review the overall security situation in Jammu and Kashmir and the security arrangements for the Amarnath Yatra in particular.

According to sources in Ministry of Home Affairs, over 1.10 lakh pilgrims have registered themselves for the 46-day-long annual Amarnath Yatra which will begin on July 1 and conclude on August 15.

Tags: amarnath yatra, pilgrims, annual pilgrimage
Location: India, Jammu and Kashmir, Srinagar