Anantnag, Jul 25: The Deputy Commissioner (DC) Anantnag, Dr. Piyush Singla along with SSP Anantnag Ashish Kumar Mishra Monday chaired a meeting of officers to review arrangements for the ensuing holy month of Muharram-ul-Haram.
On the occasion, threadbare discussion was held regarding the arrangements being put in place to ensure smooth conduct of the religious activities during the auspicious period.
The religious bodies of the Shia community submitted a list of demands for appropriate and early action, and it was assured to them that all arrangements shall be put in place for smooth conduct of the religious ceremonies.
The DC stressed upon officers on making proper arrangements of water, power, sanitation, medical facilities, ration, firewood, etc.
He said the District Administration has devised a proper plan to ensure all religious gatherings and processions are held smoothly and peacefully.
Dr Singla particularly stressed on maintaining proper hygiene and cleanliness around Imam Baras and procession sites and also instructed Tehsildars and concerned officers to visit all three prominent places and ensure proper arrangements.
He said medical teams along with ambulances shall be deployed to ensure proper medical facilities along with availability of specialists, mobile team, and provision of screening of old aged and vulnerable.
The meeting was attended by CMO, CPO, AD FCS&CA, Ex. Engineer KPDCL and Jal Shakti, Forest, concerned Tehsildars and representatives of religious organisations of Shia community from Dooru Verinag, Sofipora Wallurgama, Chittergul Shangus and other officers and officials of the District.
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