Srinagar July 7: After two youth died in drowning, district administration Ganderbal has banned swimming, bathing in Nallah Sindh and it’s tributaries.
The development comes after news agency KINS reported that boys were going in Nallah Sindh for swimming.
“In view of frequent loss of precious lives due to drowning incidents while bathing/swimming in Nallah Sindh and as a part of precautionary measure , a complete ban is hereby imposed on swimming/bathing in Nallah Sindh & its tributaries in Ganderbal forthwith.
The Tehsildars( Executive Magistrates ), SHOs & Jalshakti shall keep strict vigil in their respective areas of jurisdictions for implementation of the order in letter & spirit,” the order reads.
Two teenagers from Palpora Noorbagh drowned on Sunday afternoon in the water body near Kijpora Kangan. Both were taking bath when they drowned in the river Sindh.
DC Ganderbal Shafqat Iqbal has said parents should not allow their children to go for bath in water bodies.(KINS)
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