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Ahead of Navratri, officials review security of Mata Vaishno Devi cave shrine

Ahead of Navratri, officials review security of Mata Vaishno Devi cave shrine

Ahead of Navratri, authorities on Friday reviewed the security situation at Mata Vaishno Devi cave shrine located in Trikuta hills in Reasi district, officials said. - File photo



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Jammu, September 16

Ahead of Navratri, authorities on Friday reviewed the security situation at Mata Vaishno Devi cave shrine located in Trikuta hills in Reasi district, officials said.

In view of the forthcoming Navratri festival and expected rush of pilgrims at Shri Mata Vaishino Devi shrine, DIG, Udhampur-Reasi range, Mohd Suleman Choudhary conducted a security review meeting at Katra, the base camp of the cave shrine. During the meeting, special emphasis was given to ensure fool proof security of the yatris, officials said.

Strict directions were passed to carry out a thorough checking of suspected people so that no unwanted element is allowed to indulge in any kind of criminal activities or any action which may prove prejudicial to the security of the area, they said.

A joint long-range patrols of police and CRPF have also been launched round the clock in the entire area of Katra and Bhawan and its surrounding areas, the officials said.

The DIG also directed to conduct a joint security drill of security forces.

“Character antecedents of pony porters and other people entering the town should also be checked on priority,” he said.

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