Governor thanks State Government, Security Forces and all other involved agencies for smooth conduct of Yatra

SRINAGAR, AUGUST 20: Governor N. N. Vohra, who is the Chairman of Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board, lauded the very high level of coordination among the State Government, Army, Central Armed Police Forces, J&K Police, Shrine Board and each of the concerned State Government Departments, agencies and local stakeholders involved with the management of Shri Amarnathji Yatra-2016. He also thanked the

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Baba Chamliyal

Bonhomie on border: Baba Chamliyal located on border is a shrine revered in both countries. On fourth Thursday of June, thousands converge here for a mela. There are two shrines, samadhis, one on the Indian side, another in Pakistan. A decorated “chadar’’ is offered at the shrine on the Indian side by Pakistani devotees. The water (called sharbat) of the well is

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CM joins cross-border camaraderie at Baba Chamliyal’s shrine

Cultural affinity of people along Indo-Pak border too strong to resist: Mehbooba ‘Working with GoI for opening more meeting points to promote, expand people-to-people contact’ JAMMU, JUNE 23: Chief Minister, Ms Mehbooba Mufti today joined thousands of devotees who thronged the shrine of Baba Chamliyal near the International Border (IB) in Ramgarh sector of district Samba to observe the annual

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Governor interacts with Camp Directors

SRINAGAR, JUNE 22: On the concluding day of the 4 day Orientation and Training Programme organized by the Chief Executive Officer for all the Civil and Police Officers who have been appointed as Camp Directors to supervise Yatra Camps located at Nunwan, Chandanwari, Sheshnag, Panjtarni,  Sangam Down, Lower Holy Cave, Holy Cave,  Brari Marg, Domel and Baltal, Governor N.N. Vohra,

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Priya Sethi reviews Amarnath Yatra arrangements

JAMMU, JUNE 22 – Minister of State for Culture, Tourism, Floriculture and Parks, Priya Sethi today convened a meeting with the officers of district administration to review the arrangements for ensuing Shri Amarnath yatra, which will commence on July 2, 2016. Various issues related to registration, accommodation, medicare facilities, transportation, boarding and lodging, supply of drinking water, sanitation, cleanliness and security were discussed in

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Pratham Pooja at Chandanwari on “Jyesht Purnima”

SRINAGAR, JUNE 20:  Shri P.K. Tripathi, Chief Executive Officer, Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board, performed Pratham Pooja today on the auspicious occasion of Jyesht Purnima at Chandanwari on the traditional Pahalgam-Holy Cave track, amidst chanting of Vedic Mantras to invoke the blessings of Shri Amarnathji for the smooth conduct of the ensuing Shri Amarnathji Yatra to the Holy Cave Shrine. The Shrine Board has been organising

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Patnitop

Top tourist destination Beauty of Deodars: Patnitop is arguably the top tourist destination of the Jammu region. Located on Jammu-Srinagar national highway, 110 km from Jammu, it is used mostly as a halting point. It is worth spending a couple of days though. Enough hotels, tourist huts, guest houses of government departments offer a wide variety. It can be used

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