New Delhi, 09 July (CNI): Union Home Minister Amit Shah today expressed his sense of appreciation for the National Defence Response Force (NDRF) and their state counterparts and applauded them for providing a safe Amarnath Yatra to every pilgrim.
In a tweet Shah said, “The NDRF and the SDRF have always stood tall in service to the nation and humanity despite all odds. Their role has been crucial in fulfilling our goal of providing a safer Amarnath Yatra to every pilgrim.”
“Sharing a photograph of an SDRF Jawan carrying a lady yatri on his back for 3 km through the unforgiving terrain of the Himalayas on her way back from the holy shrine, I applaud them for being the beacon of safety for the citizens,” the HM said.
Notably, At least 67,566 pilgrims have visited the Amarnath cave shrine since the beginning of the Yatra on July 1.(CNI)