Srinagar – The Indian Army built 2 bridges overnight in Jammu – Kashmir; hence, the Amarnath Yatra could continue safely. The damage on the bridges – located near Brarimarg on the Baltal Axis – was caused due to landslides. Hence, there was difficulty in proceeding with the Yatra.
On 01 Jul, 02 bridges near Brarimarg on #Baltal Axis were damaged by landslides. #ChinarCorps mobilised assets & reconstructed the bridges overnight for resumption of route & avoiding an over 4 hour detour by #Yatris.@adgpi https://t.co/AwdxMAyKSs pic.twitter.com/DUQnjWAHTG
— Chinar Corps🍁 – Indian Army (@ChinarcorpsIA) July 2, 2022
Therefore, the Chinar Corps of the Indian Army who had been assisting the civil administration for the security of pilgrims of the Amarnath Yatra, were requested to rebuild the bridges. The Army completed the assignment despite bad weather and darkness all around.
#WATCH J&K | Two bridges near Brarimarg on Baltal Axis damaged by landslides were restored by Chinar Corps which reconstructed the bridges overnight for the resumption of route for Amarnath Yatra pilgrims (02.07)
(Source: Indian Army) pic.twitter.com/dDIjvXsW6d
— ANI (@ANI) July 2, 2022
The Amarnath Yatra has commenced on 30th June with 2,750 devotees.
Will sluggish administration taking years to complete public works learn anything from this ?