Srinagar, July 29: Jammu and Kashmir’s Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha Thursday reached the Botakadal area of Srinagar’s downtown to take part in the Zuljanah procession of Shia mourners on the occasion of Youm-e-Ashura
Witnesses said that LG Sinha reached Bota Kadal area of Srinagar and took part in the Zuljanah procession. “He offered chaddar to Zuljanah and paid rich tributes to Hazrat Imam Hussain (AS) on the occasion. He also distributed refreshments among the mourners and extended full support to them,” they said.
LG reached Bota Kadal area of Srinagar amid tight security cover at around 11 am. He was accompanied by ADGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar, Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Vijay Kumar Bhiduri, SSP Srinagar Rakesh Balwal, Deputy Commissioner Srinagar Muhammad Aijaz Asad and other officials. ADGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar while speaking to KDC said that the procession was going on peacefully.
Meanwhile, Shia mourners expressed gratitude to the administration for ensuring quality arrangements and thanked LG for reaching out to them. “We feel delighted to see LG sahib among us today. It is a moment of pride for us. Arrangements made by the administration are up to the mark,” he said