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For now, no Amarnath Yatra, final call to be taken soon: SASB

Jammu: Lieutenant Governor, Girish Chandra Murmu, Chairman of Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board (SASB), presided over the 38th Board Meeting held here on Wednesday at the Raj Bhavan.

The Board expressed its apprehension that as on date, it may not be possible to organize the Yatra 2020.


“Due to the current COVID-2019 pandemic situation being dynamic, appropriate decision can be taken on organizing the Yatra on reviewing of the situation in coming future,” a Raj Bhavan spokesperson said

The meeting was attended by D.C. Raina; Prof. Anita Billawaria; Dr. Sudershan Kumar; Dr. C.M. Seth and Prof. Vishwamurti Shastri. Bipul Pathak, Chief Executive Officer; Anup Kumar Soni, Additional Chief Executive Officer, and other senior officers of the Shrine Board.

“Swami Avdheshanand Giri Ji Maharaja and Dr Devi Prasad Shetty attended the meeting through video conferencing,” the spokesperson said.