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Synergise efforts for smooth Diwali Celebrations: Dy CM Dr Nirmal Singh directs authorities

Diwali is a festival symbolizing return of righteousness: Dy CM Dr. Nirmal Singh
Reviews arrangements in a high level meeting
Dy CM Dr. Nirmal Singh on Thursday directed the officers to synergize their efforts in order to ensure smooth celebrations of Diwali festivities across the state. He said that Diwali is a festival symbolizing return of righteousness and people across Nation celebrate it with great fervor. Dr.Singh also directed officers to connect Swachhta Abhiyan with the Diwali Celebrations
The Deputy Chief Minister was addressing officers of Jammu Division during a review meeting convened to discuss the arrangement being made in connection with the smooth celebrations of Diwali festival.
The meeting was attended by Divisional Commissioner, Jammu Dr.Mandeep Bhandari, IGP, Jammu Dr.SD Singh, District Development Commissioner, Jammu Rajeev Ranjan, DDC, of all districts of Jammu Province through Video Conference, Head of the various Departments, besides other concerned officers of various departments also attended the meeting.
The Deputy Chief Minister stressed the concerned authorities for ensuring proper sanitation around temples, major markets, besides installing of LED lamps and proper supply of electricity as well as drinking water. He also directed for keeping the requisite medical facilities at the places where people throng the area.
Dr. Singh also asked the Municipal authorities to put in place the requisite men and machinery for ensuring the requisite cleanliness of all the areas in districts and major towns.
Dr. Nirmal Singh asked the officers for proper market checking to check illegal profiteering and selling of low quality food items and take actions against the culprits on the spot. He also asked for keeping adequate supply of essential commodities so that the people do not face any inconvenience.
Taking stock of traffic, fire tenders and security related arrangements, the Deputy Chief Minister directed the concerned to ensure that fool proof mechanism be put in place so that any untoward incidents are prevented and people are also provided with the requisite facilities of transportation.