For the first time ever, the Bharatiya Janata Party has mobilised Muslim cadre and resources from the Kashmir Valley for a smooth flow and safety of pilgrims during the Amarnath Yatra.
For this an all-Muslim six-member volunteer team has been tasked with the job of ensuring a safe journey to the cave shrine.
The team has been formed by BJP State president Sat Sharma, MLA from Jammu West Assembly.
According to BJP media in-charge Altaf Thakur, the party workers would remain available round the clock for any kind of assistance as the yatra begins on July 2.
Thakur said the pilgrims can call on their mobile numbers.
“The Yatra is decades old tradition. The party workers would maintain the spirit of brotherhood that Kashmiris are practicing since decades. These workers have voluntarily registered their names,” he added.
The BJP is an alliance partner of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).