DC Sgr discusses Muharram arrangements with Shia leaders

Srinagar :- In order to review the arrangements and the facilities being made for the people during the holy month of Muharram-ul-Haram and ensure smooth and peaceful conduct of Muharram processions in the District, the Deputy Commissioner (DC) Srinagar, Dr. Bilal Mohi-Ud-Din Bhat Wednesday held a consultative meeting with prominent Shia leaders here at Meeting Hall of the DC Office Complex.

Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Srinagar, Ashish Mishra, Additional Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Syed Ahmad Kataria Chief Planning Officer, Fayaz Ahmad Dar and other officers were present in the meeting.

While prominent leaders of various Shia associations were also present in the meeting.

On the occasion, the Deputy Commissioner said the purpose of holding interaction is to facilitate the mourners by making all other necessary arrangements, besides sought suggestions from the stakeholders for ensuring peaceful processions during the holy month.

The DC also sought cooperation from all the Shia Associations and other stakeholders in ensuring smooth  conduct of Muharram processions and other religious gatherings in the best interest of the by all people.

While responding to the suggestions and issues put forth by the representatives of Shia leaders, the Deputy Commissioner assured them that all their genuine demands will be looked into on priority.l

With regard to arrangements like electricity & water supplies, repairing of roads, providing of ration, sanitation, street lighting and medicare facilities, the DC said that necessary instructions have already been given to all the concerned Departments.

Speaking on the occasion, SSP Srinagar sought cooperation from the Shia community for conducting peaceful Muharram processions. He informed that elaborate security arrangements are being made to ensure hassle free conduct of the processions in Srinagar District.

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