SRINAGAR: Minister for Information technology, Technical Education, Youth Services and Sports, Imran Raza Ansari today convened a meeting to review the arrangements relating to Muharram. The meeting was attended by the officers of all concerned departments of district Baramulla. During the meeting, the minister took stock of the supply position of various essential commodities in the state, particularly in district Baramulla and Pattan constituency. The Minister exhorted upon the officers to ensure proper availability of the necessary commodities during Muharram.
The Minister issued directions to the all the District Development Commissioners to ensure that all requisite arrangements are made available to the devotees during these days. Ansari directed the PHE, PDD, R&B and other concerned departments to ensure the provision of adequate ration, wood for Imambaras, uninterrupted power supply, potable drinking water and safe passage of devotees on roads in Shia populated areas, while performing their religious duties.
He also directed Health Department to ensure availability of life-saving drugs and installation of medical camps around Imambaras, besides keeping ambulances ready in case of any mishap