SRINAGAR — The Deputy Inspector-General (DIG) for Central Kashmir Range, Amit Kumar, on Saturday conducted an exclusive tour to Baltal base camp in view of the forthcoming Amarnath Yatra (pilgrimage).
During his visit, a detailed security review of all locations en route including transit camps, base camps at Baltal and Domail, besides other strategic locations and camping sites along the Yatra route was taken.
According to a statement, the DIG also reviewed traffic management for smooth passage of Yatra convoys and availability of parking places.
The visiting officer was accompanied by Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Ganderbal, Suhail Munawar; Commandant 118Bn CRPF; ASP Ganderbal; SDPO Kangan; DySP Hqrs and DySP Traffic Ganderbal.
SSP Ganderbal, Suhail Munawar Mir, briefed in detail about the security arrangements being undertaken for the upcoming Yatra and highlighted various issues of concern.
DIG CKR directed officers to maintain high-alert, ensure proper access control and checking and frisking of all vehicles. (KNO)