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Amit Shah Called LG Of Jammu And Kashmir Took Update On The Situation Worsened By Amarnath Yatra And Rain

Amarnath Yatra Update: Union Dwelling Minister Amit Shah spoke to Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Sunday (July 9). He took an replace in regards to the suspended Amarnath Yatra as a result of heavy rains. The Union Dwelling Minister had a telephonic dialog with Sinha. In truth, as a result of unhealthy climate, the annual Amarnath Yatra was quickly suspended on each the routes Baltal (Ganderbal district) and Nunwan (Pahalgam district).

Talked to the CM of Punjab-Himachal as properly

Together with this, Amit Shah provided assist by speaking to Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann and Himachal CM Sukhwinder Singh Sukhu over the cellphone. The Dwelling Minister mentioned that there are NDRF groups in each the states, however regardless of that, if vital, extra groups might be deployed.

journey began on this route

Because of the rain, there have been many landslides within the 270 km lengthy route. Nevertheless, journey on the Pahalgam route resumed this afternoon following enchancment in climate circumstances. Officers mentioned journey on the opposite route, Baltal, has nonetheless not resumed.

Many routes closed as a result of rain

Over 6,000 Amarnath Yatra pilgrims are stranded in Ramban after the yatra was suspended, officers mentioned. In a single day rains triggered landslides, landslides and boulders at Panthyal, Mehar and different locations in Ramban district on Thursday (July 6), triggering a nationwide emergency. The freeway received blocked. Practice motion from Qazigund to Banihal was additionally suspended after waterlogging at Hiller Anantnag railway station.

Yatra will finish on 31 August

The holy pilgrimage, situated at an altitude of three,888 meters within the South Kashmir Himalayas, started on July 1 and can finish on August 31. With this, the Dwelling Minister tweeted and appreciated the work of Nationwide Catastrophe Response Pressure (NDRF) and State Catastrophe Response Pressure (SDRF) personnel for offering protected Amarnath Yatra to each pilgrim.

(Enter from PTI-language additionally)

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