LG Sinha holds meet with J&K mainstream leadership, discusses Amarnath Yatra

Leaders make unanimous appeal to people to make yatra a success, as has been the tradition

Leaders make unanimous appeal to people to make yatra a success, as has been the tradition

Srinagar, June 29 (KNS): The meeting called by Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha with the heads of all Jammu and Kashmir political parties at Raj Bhawan today culminated after four hours and the meeting discussed about Amarnath Yatra, which is going to commence from Thursday.  

Talking to reports after the culmination of the meeting, Apni Party president Altaf Bukhari the meeting was called about Amarnath Yatra and nothing else was discussed. 

He said that a unanimous appeal was made to the people to make Yatra successful, which has been a part of centuries old ethos of Jammu and Kashmir.

Meanwhile, JKPCC president, G A Mir told reporters that the meeting was about how to make Amarnath Yatra better as it has resumed after around two years.
“A detailed presentation was given on how administration has made the arrangements for Yatra this year and we also said that this has been a tradition of Kashmiris to welcome the Yatris and we hope locals would continue the centuries old tradition,” he said.

BJP’s J&K state president, Ravinder Raina said all the leaders who participated in the meeting jointly assured LG Manoj Sinha of making Amarnath Yatra a success. 

He added that all the leaders assured that they will also give their contribution as well to make it a success. 

The meeting was attended by National Conference president Farooq Abdullah, Apni Party president Altaf Bukhari, JKPCC president G A Mir, BJP J&K state president Ravinder Raina, ANC senior Vice President Muzaffar Shah, chairman Peoples Democratic Front (PDF) Hakeem Yaseen and state president JD(U) G M Shaheen. 
As per the reports Peoples Democratic Party and Peoples Conference did not participate in the meeting. 
Notably, Amarnath Yatra is going to commence from Thursday after two years amid unprecedented security measures in Jammu and Kashmir. (KNS)

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