Foolproof security arrangements have been put for Navratra festival

Vastavam web: A top police official today said foolproof security arrangements have been put in place in Katra township of Reasi district to ensure the peaceful conduct of the nine-day Navratra festival, starting September 21, at the Mata Vaishno Devi shrine.”Katra is a very important town and we have made an elaborate security plan to ensure peaceful culmination of the festivities,” said Inspector General of Police (Jammu) S D Singh Jamwal.CCTV cameras have been installed in and around the venues to keep a close watch on proceedings.
“We will be deploying our male and female constables at the venues and we will be dealing with the access control as to how the people will be mobilised at the venue. The traffic arrangements have also been put in place to ensure smooth movement,” he said.Earlier, state tourism minister Priya Sethi briefed media persons about the activities being planned during the nine day festival.