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Vaishno Devi Yatra suspended; interstate buses barred in Jammu, Kashmir

The district administration in Udhampur suspended all modes of public transport, while two major parks have been closed till further orders

Press Trust of India  |  Jammu 

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The district administration in Udhampur suspended all modes of public transport, while two major parks including Bagh-e-Bahu in Jammu and all public parks in Poonch district have been closed till further orders, officials said.

The administration announced on Wednesday closure of the yatra and banning of all interstate buses as part of the precautionary measures to arrest the spread of

"Shri Mata Yatra has been closed from today. Operations of all interstate buses -- incoming and outgoing from Jammu and Kashmir, banned from today," the Director of Information and Public Relations (DIPR) said in a tweet.

The district administration in Udhampur suspended all modes of public transport, while two major parks including Bagh-e-Bahu in Jammu and all public parks in Poonch district have been closed till further orders, officials said.

First Published: Wed, March 18 2020. 14:48 IST
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