Deputy Commissioner Kupwara, Imam Din today convened a meeting with Brigade Commander, Farkiyan Brigade at Farkiyan to discuss various issues related to the development of Keran area and celebration of Keran Mela.
The Deputy Commissioner informed that the Mela is being held for 3 days from October 4 to October 6. He said the Mela is being conducted to highlight the scenic beauty of this far-flung and border area. He assured that all possible support from District Administration and Police will be provided to make the Keran Mela a successful event.
The Deputy Commissioner asked everyone to participate in the Mela and enjoy the natural beauty of Keran. He said various programmes are in the pipeline to develop the Keran under border tourism.
On way back to Kupwara, the Deputy Commissioner met various roadside deputations. Deputy Commissioner gave a patient hearing to deputationists and assured them timely resolution of demands.
The Deputy Commissioner also inspected under constructed road from Lone Harie to Holy village. He also inspected the under constructed bridge where people informed that the abetments of the bridge have been constructed years ago and demanded its early completion.
At Khairgund Bridge connecting various villages, people also demanded construction of motorable bridge where earlier foot bridge was damaged in flash floods.
The Deputy Commissioner assured them all possible support from Administration.