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HYDERABAD: Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader (BJP) and former Deputy Chief Minister, Kavinder Gupta called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and briefed him about the ongoing holy Annual Amarnath Ji Yatra to the abode of Lord Shiva in the Himalayas.
He also briefed PM Modi about various issues concerning Jammu and Kashmir Union Territory.
It is pertinent to mention here that Kavinder Gupta met the Prime Minister on the sidelines of the Bharatiya Janata Party’s National Executive Meet held at Hyderabad.
The former Dy Chief Minister conveyed to the Prime Minister that till yesterday evening more than fifty thousand Yatris had the Darshan of the Ice lingam at the Holy Cave Shrine. He lauded the efforts of Prime Minister and the Home Minister for leaving no stone unturned in ensuring fool-proof security arrangements and state of art arrangements as a result of which the Jammu and Kashmir Union Territory Administration led by Lt Governor Manoj Sinha has put in all its men and machinery for a hassle free pilgrimage of the devotees coming from other states and abroad to pay obeisance at this revered shrine that is a symbol of National Integration. He conveyed to the PM that this ancient pilgrimage is a living example of rich secular ethos of Jammu and Kashmir as people of the two main communities i.e. Hindus as well as the Muslims being proactive partners.
Kavinder Gupta, while having the threadbare discussion over the Jammu and Kashmir, briefed the Prime Minister about latest changes being witnessed in the Union Territory as far as political scenario is concerned.
Prime Minister Narendera Modi told Kavinder Gupta that it is a matter of pleasure for the people of this nation that this revered Cave Shrine is taking place after a gap of two years and is going on hassle-free. He said that this Yatra is not only significant from the point of religion but the rich Indian cultural ethos based upon communal harmony and brotherhood. He reiterated the commitment of the Union Govt in making all out efforts to make this Yatra a great success.