4,500 Pilgrims In Amarnath From Gujarat, CM Holds Review Meeting

July 10, 2016 Author: Vishwagujarat

Over 4,500 Amarnath pilgrims from Gujarat including the BJP MLA from Rajula Hira Solanki are currently in Kashmir where the tension following the killing of terror organization Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani and his two associates in an encounter with security forces on Friday has somewhat eased up.

Chief Minister Anandiben Patel today convened a review meeting in this regard at her residence here in which her Chief Principal Secretary K Kailashnathan and Relief Commissioner of Gujarat Manish Bhardwaj were also present.

‘They are all safe and the chief minister and the government machinery here is constantly in touch with the J&K authorities to ensure safeguard of the Gujarati pilgrims,’ bhardwaj said adding that the situation has comparatively eased up in the valley.

The relief commissioner said that he was also in constant touch with the J& K counterpart Md Afzal. The resident commissioner of Gujarat is also keeping a close eye on the situation.