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Yatra over, youths start clean-up job

August 30, 2004 18:40 IST
Last Updated: August 30, 2004 18:42 IST

For the first time youths from eight states, as part of a national integration camp, have launched a clean-up operation on the hills along the route of the Amarnath Yatra, which concluded on Monday.

"Three to four hundred youths have converged at Sonamarg base camp to clean the hills of poly-bags and other items left by the pilgrims during the one-and-a-half month yatra," Jammu and Kashmir Minister of Roads and Buildings Gulam Ahmed Mir said.

Mir who inaugurated the seven-day camp, organised by the Nehru Yuva Kender.

A record number of over three lakh pilgrims undertook the yatra, Mir added.

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Sub: Youth start cleanup

That is a real spirited efforts. Cheers! But guys, it would be more effective if you could put dustbins before the yatra and also educate ...

Posted by Anand

Sub: good step forward ...

good step forward in building trust of kashmiris. kashmiris have always had good and cordial relations with indians. it's always the government of india that ...

Posted by faisal

Sub: thats the spirit

Youths of all communities must unite to "FREE" India, from the divisive ideologies of ShivSena, BJP, RSS, SIMI, VHP etc. The requirement of the day ...

Posted by BV



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