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DM, SSP Dehradun inspect Char Dham Registration Camp

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By Our Staff Reporter

Rishikesh (Dehradun), 9 May: District Magistrate Sonika and Senior Superintendent of Police Ajay Singh inspected the registration and transit camp of Chardham Yatra and reviewed the arrangements there. While talking to the pilgrims present to register for the Char Dham Yatr, the District Magistrate enquired about their well-being and wished those in the buses leaving for the journey a happy journey.

On this occasion, the DM directed the officials concerned to ensure that no inconvenience is caused to the pilgrims regarding registration for the Yatra. She reminded that there are 4,000 slots daily from Rishikesh, out of which 1,000 slots are for each Dham. In view of the rush of passengers, the number of registration counters has been increased to 12. And the token system has been shifted to ISBT so that there is no crowd at the registration counter. She directed the officials to make arrangements for entertainment of the passengers at the transit camp.

She also directed the related officials including Municipal Commissioner, Rishikesh, and SDM, Rishikesh, to ensure provision of drinking water and other basic facilities to the passengers in an organised manner. She also directed them to make arrangements for accommodation of the pilgrims in the nearest school, college, wedding point, Dharamshala if more devotees arrive than the permitted numbers of pilgrims every day. Arrangements have been made for the passengers to stay in nearby schools and colleges including Bharat Mandir Inter College. Apart from this, free arrangements have also been made to stay at Sunrise Wedding Point located on Dehradun Road.

The District Magistrate and Senior Superintendent of Police along with the officials also inspected Bharat Mandir Inter College and saw the arrangements.

SSP Dehradun, Ajay Singh stated that proper arrangements are being made for the Chardham Yatra in collaboration with the administration. He said that the police are keeping a close watch from the security point of view as, in case of overcrowding, anti-social elements become active. He also urged the pilgrims to be cautious about their luggage. He said that traffic arrangements will be made according to the traffic pressure. At present the traffic is running fine and if necessary, further arrangements will be made.