Khan reviews arrangements for Eid-e-Milad


SRINAGAR, Oct 27: Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Farooq Khan, today convened a meeting to review arrangements for the forthcoming Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi (SAW) during which people from all parts of the Valley converge at the Dargah in large numbers.
The meeting was attended by Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, DIG Police Central Kash-mir, Administrator J&K Muslim Wakaf Board, Deputy Commissioner Srin-agar, Commissioner Srina-gar Municipal Corporation (SMC), Director Health Services Kashmir, Chief Engineer PDD Kashmir, RTO Kashmir, SSP Traffic Srinagar, SP Hazratbal, Officers from Jal Shakti Department Kashmir, JKPCC, R&B, SICOP, Fire and Emergency Services and other concerned.
The management body of Dargah Shrine apprised the Advisor of various issues with regard to arrangements in view of the Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi (SAW). The meeting was informed that the holy relic (Moi-e-Muqaddas) of Prop-het Muhammad (SAW) would be displayed during all five prayers during Milad celebration days and this year no night long prayers would be held at the Shrine in view of COVID-19 pandemic. Besides, arra-ngements being made by several departments for the forthcoming Milad celebrations were reviewed in detail.
Advisor Khan was informed that additional men and machinery has been put into services in view of the Milad celebrations besides special cleanliness drives being conducted in and outside the premise of Dargah.
The Advisor directed the SMC Commissioner for fumigation and sanitization of the shrine premises after Namaz-e-Isha (Night prayers) and asked the Commissioner to ensure proper sanitation facilities at the historic Dargah besides Jenab Sahab Soura and Kailiashpora shrines.
RTO Kashmir informed that 200 mini buses besides a fleet of SRTC buses will ply on the route to Dargah on the occasion of Milad-un-Nabi (PBUH).
Advisor Khan directed RTO Kashmir to start special Dargah bus service on the revered days from district headquarters and other parts of the Valley to facilitate the devotees. He also directed the concerned to utilize the services of volunteers in order to facilitate people during the occasion. He asked the Traffic Police to prepare a traffic management plan and publish the same in leading Urdu dailies so that the information would reach people beforehand in order to ensure hassle-free movement of vehicles.

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