Sri Sidh Baba Sodal Mela – Jalandhar DC, CP and MC Commissioner assure foolproof arrangements

Jalandhar, Sep 3, 2019 (Yes Punjab News)

Deputy Commissioner Jalandhar Mr. Varinder Kumar Sharma , Commissioner of Police Mr. Gurpreet Singh Bhullar and MC Commissioner Mr. Diparva Lakra today said that the district administration would make foolproof arrangements to facilitate the pilgrims converging from across the globe to pay obeisance at Sri Sidh Baba Sodal Temple during the upcoming fair on September 12.

Presiding over a meeting with the various organizations in the temple complex here today, the Deputy Commissioner , Commissioner of Police and MC Commissioner said that district administration would make elaborate arrangements to ensure that the pilgrims coming to this holy shrine for paying homage do not face any sort of inconvenience. They said that this fair was an important event in the region and every effort must be made to ensure that pilgrims offer their prayers during the fair in a smooth and hassle free manner. They also exhorted the people to participate in this fair with full religious gaiety and enthusiasm besides assuring fulsome support and cooperation to everyone coming at this sacred place.

The Deputy Commissioner and Commissioner of Police said that Sub Divisional Magistrate Mr. Sanjeev Sharma would be the mela officer during the fair and from Police side Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police Mr. PS Bhandall would oversee the arrangements.

During the meeting it was decided that the General Manager of the Punjab Roadways to deploy Mini Buses from Railway Station, Bus Stand and other places to ferry the pilgrims to the shrine during the fair and the Public Works Department would ensure proper safety of the pilgrims by inspecting the stages and swings to be installed during the fair. In order to ensure proper cleanliness around the temple premises, it was decided that the Municipal Corporation Jalandhar (MCJ) to appoint Safai Sewaks round the clock in rotation and proper cleanliness must be ensured in and around the temple by lifting the garbage on time. Similarly, the Civic body would also make adequate arrangements for supply of potable drinking water and installation of temporary public toilets.

It was also decided that the Health department would depute its teams along with ambulances permanently during the fair to impart Health services to people and the PSPCL would ensure interrupted power during the fair by making adequate arrangements for power back up.

On the occasion Additional Deputy Commissioner Mr Jasbir Singh, Deputy Commissioners of Police Mr PBS Parmar and Mr Gurmit Singh, Additional Deputy Commissioners of Police Ms D Sudharvizhi and Mr Sachin Gupta, Sub Divisional Magistrate Mr Sanjiv Sharma, Assistant Commissioners Mr Varjeet Walia and Dr Shayari Malhotra , District Mandi Officer Mr. Varinder Khera and besides others.

On the occasion Councilor Mr. Vipan Chadha, Secretary of Sri Sidh Baba Sodal Trust Mr. Surinder Chadha, Trustee Mr. Avinash Chadha, Mr. Agya Pal Chadha, Mr. Pankaj Chadha, Mr. Varinder Chadha Teetu and others were also present.

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