JAMMU: MLA Kangan Mian Altaf Ahmad called on Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan here on Tuesday.
A spokesperson said that Mian Altaf discussed with the Governor issues relating to the security environment along the borders and in the State. He also voiced certain concerns about the disposition of the Yatra Base Camp at Baltal consequent to the commencement of construction of the approach road to the western portal of the Zojila pass tunnel.
Governor explained to Mian Altaf the advance action already taken by the Shrine Board in this behalf, the spokesperson added.
Meanwhile Devender Singh Rana, MLA Nagrota also met Governor N. N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan.
Rana requested Governor, who is also the Chairman of Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board, that the Shrine Board should take interest in the revival of the traditional route to the Shrine which starts from Jagti in Nagrota and ends at Nomain and urged that this should be developed as an alternate route for the pilgrims visiting the Shrine.
He also drew attention to the conservation of heritage assets particularly the step wells, ponds, sarais, temples, springs etc. on the old route.