Mehbooba, Vohra expresses concern over damage to Baba Fareed’s shrine in Uri



Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti has expressed concern over the reports of damage caused to the Holy Shrine of Hazrat Baba Fareed (R A) at Garkote, Uri in Baramulla district on Wednesday due to a lightning strike.

Century-old shrine of Baba Fareed (R.A) damaged in Uri town, KL photo by Bilal Bahadur 

The spokesman said Chief Minister has directed the Baramulla Deputy Commissioner and other concerned officers to visit the shrine complex and take necessary measures for restoration of the same.

Meanwhile, Governor N N Vohra has also expressed deep concern about the extensive damage to the Shrine. Governor has advised the State Government and all other concerned authorities to see that no time is lost in restoring the Shrine to its pristine glory.

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