SRINAGAR: Mayor Srinagar Junaid Azim Mattu along with Commissioner SMC Athar Amir Khan on Thursday visited Hazratbal shrine to oversee the arrangements made for the devotees at the Dargah. They also visited various areas of the shrine and paid their obeisance there.
Mattu took on the spot review of the arrangements put in place by Srinagar Municipal Corporation and by other departments including PDD, PHE, Traffic Police, and Health Departments for the purpose.
He on the occasion directed uninterrupted supply of electricity, drinking water and sanitation facilities at the shrine complex, in particular during prayer times.
Besides Commissioner SMC, Joint Commissioner Adm Syed Abul Qasim , Joint Commissioner Works, and all Senior Municipal Officers were present on the occasion.
Directions were also passed to launch upgraded Sanitation at various other shrines including Peer Dastagear Sahib, Jamia Masjid, Shaahi Hamdaan ,Naksh band sahib, on the occasion.
He said that all the machinery including hopper vehicles, sweeping machines, robots shall be pressed into service and these places be thoroughly cleaned up with lime powder, fumigation and other disinfectants in view of Covid 19 pandemic.
To facilitate worshippers thronging to the place, Mattu passed on directions to the concerned to set up a Municipal Camp for assistance of devotees.