Urs of Qamar ud Din Bukhari: Navigation channels in Anchar Lake cleared of weeds, bushes
SRINAGAR: Following the directions of Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, the Irrigation & Flood Control (I&FC) Department has cleared various Navigation channels including channels in Anchar Lake of weeds and bushes to make passage for a fleet of motor boats and shikaras to celebrate Urs of Syed Qamar ud Din Bukhari.
The entire men and machinery of the department was deployed to ensure a safe passage of a flotilla of boats that would row through channels and river Jhelum on September 08 without facing hurdles. Also, ropes were removed from the river at Mujgund area.
It is pertinent to mention that the water route through river Jhelum is revived after 33 years with the intervention of Div Com Kashmir and the support of the District Administrations of Srinagar and Ganderbal.