Security for Kanwar Yatra 2015 tightened.. In wake of the terrorist attack in Gurdaspur, the Muzaffarnagar authorities have increased security for the annual Kanwar yatra which is slated to begin on August 1, 2015.
The route of the Kanwar yatra which passes through this district has been divided into 16 zones and 81 sectors. It has been increased from the earlier 75 sectors, District Magistrate Nikhil Chand Shukla said.
One magistrate and a police officer will be posted in each sectors. CCTV cameras would be installed at all sensitive places.
Source – PTI