BUDGAM Deputy Commissioner Budgam, Dr Syed Sehrish Asgar today conducted an extensive tour of Imam Bara Budgam to take stock of the arrangements put in place for hassle-free conduct of majlises and processions during the holy month of Muharram-ul-Harram.
The DC also established a control room headed by the ADDC Budgam Khurshid Ahmad Sanai.
On her visit to the Markazi Imam Bara Budgam, the DC directed the officers to ensure all the required arrangements including uninterrupted electricity and water supply to the town for hassle-free conduct of mourning processions.
The DC also directed the concerned to install new and restore all the defunct street lights around the Imam Bara ahead of beginning of the holy month.
Meanwhile, the DC also chaired a meeting of officers and took department wise stock of the arrangements being put in place for the hassle-free conduct of majlises and processions across the district.
While reacting to the demand raised during the meeting, the DC directed R&B department to expedite and ensure timely macadamizaton of roads, filling of potholes and surface leveling of all lanes and by-lanes where from Muharram processions take place.
She directed all the SDMs to visit personally to all the Imam Baras in their jurisdictions to ensure that required facilities are provided to the residents.
The meeting among others was attended by representatives of prominent Shia Anjumans including Anjuman Sharie Shiayan Darul Mustufa and Yousf Abad Budgam, Shia Association, Ititehadul Muslimeen, presidents of Auqaf Committees.
The DC gave patient hearing to the representatives of various organizations and assured them that all their genuine issues would be resolved amicably.