SRINAGAR: Minister of State for Hajj and Auqaf, Syed Farooq Ahmad Andrabi Thursday directed the officers to synergize their efforts in order to ensure smooth celebrations of Shab-i-Qadr, Jumat -ul-Vida and Eid-ul-Fitr festivities.
The Minister was addressing officers during a review meeting convened to discuss the arrangement being made in connection with the smooth celebrations of Jumat -ul-Vida and Eid-ul-Fitr festivities.
The meeting was attended by IGP Traffic, DIG Central Kashmir, District Development Commissioner, Srinagar, Head of the various Departments, besides other concerned officers of various departments also attended the meeting.
The Minister stressed the concerned authorities for ensuring proper sanitation around Eidgahs, Masjids, besides also the installing of LED lamps and proper supply of electricity as well as drinking water. He also directed for keeping the requisite medical facilities at the places where big congregations take place.
Syed Andrabi also asked the Municipal authorities to put in place the requisite men and machinery for ensuring the requisite cleanliness of two main Eid gahs in the Capital cities and also those in districts and major towns.
The Minister asked the officers for proper market checking to check illegal profiteering and selling of low quality food items and take actions against the culprits on the spot. He also asked for keeping adequate supply of essential commodities so that the people do not face any inconvenience.
Taking stock of traffic and security related arrangements, the Minister asked the concerned to ensure that fool proof mechanism be put in place so that any untoward incidents are prevented and people are also provided with the requite facilities of transportation from main district headquarters to different places where big religious congregations are held.