Reflection of aspiring J&K in successful Amarnath Yatra
Reflection of aspiring J&K in successful Amarnath Yatra

Srinagar, September 4: Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha said on Monday that Jammu and Kashmir’s aspirational state was reflected in the successful Amarnath Yatra.

Congratulations to the officers of the civil administration, J&K Police, Army, Air Force, CAPFs, NDRF, SDRF, Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board (SASB), and the service providers for the successful conduct of the 62-day Amarnath Yatra-2023 at Raj Bhawan, according to a statement from an official spokesman. The LG said, “The collective and coordinated efforts for successful conduct of yatra are the reflection of aspirational J&K.”


He expressed gratitude to all the authorities and service providers for helping to make the yatra special for the devotees.

“Amarnath Yatra is a representation of our long-standing spiritual and cultural legacy. This yearly yatra has impacted J&K’s socioeconomic existence throughout the years. The variety, excellence, and majesty of the enduring heritage of our cultural values are also reflected in it, according to Sinha.

“The civil administration authorities, J&K Police, Army, Air Force, CAPFs, NDRF, BRO, SDRF, medical personnel, and sanitation employees worked diligently, going above and beyond their call of duty. The seamless running of the yatra was made possible by a number of stakeholders, he added, including ponywallahs, pithuwallahs, medical experts, social groups, volunteers, workers, and the media community. “Team J&K has my sincere gratitude, as well as the love and zeal that the whole community shown for the devotees who travelled from throughout the nation and internationally. The yatra’s successful completion represents team J&K’s quest of excellence and outstanding achievements.

The LG said that in addition to honouring a group of team leaders, they had also recognised the whole community, a collection of service providers, and the employees who managed every difficulty skillfully.

They are a source of our pride and power, he said.

According to Sinha, our quiet workforce—selfless volunteers from all across the nation with lofty ideals, grounded on the classic idea of service—ensured that the requirements of believers were met.

He also expressed his gratitude to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah for their ongoing assistance and direction in ensuring the success of the yatra.

According to the LG, 4.45 lakh yatris conducted puja and had darshan at the Amarnath cave shrine during this, the longest Amarnath Yatra ever.

This was also the largest number in the previous ten years, he said.

“Team J&K is responsible for the growth’s extraordinary speed. I am seeing a fresh, dedicated, disciplined, and focused work ethic. It inspires us to strive for greater goals and put forth more effort to fulfil society’s expectations, according to Sinha.

In order to guarantee their deployment on the yatra duty, he proposed identifying the officials from all the line departments who are eager to participate in the Amarnath Yatra.

“The 4.5 lakh devotees will be J&K’s ambassadors, bringing to their various states and union territories the stories of J&K’s transformation and tales of peace and prosperity. It will boost the tourism industry and attract more visitors to J&K, according to the LG.

Advisor to LG, Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar; Chief Secretary, Arun Kumar Mehta; Additional Chief Secretary, Home Department, R K Goyal; Additional Chief Secretary, Jal Shakti Department, Shaleen Kabra; Director General of Police (DGP), Dilbag Singh; DG CID, R R Swain; GOC 15 Corps, Lt Gen Rajiv Ghai; Air Commodore P Mittal; and Principal Secretary to LG and CEO SASB, Mandeep Kumar Bhandari also attended the felicitation ceremony.

At the event, Swami Avdheshanand Giri Ji Maharaj was also present.



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