21st November 1997
Srinagar: A high level meeting was held at Asar-e-Sharief Hazratbal to finalise the arrangements for observing the Meraj-ul-Aalam. The meeting was presided over by Minister of state for Haj and Auqaf, Mr. Ali Mohammed Sagar.
The minister asked the District Administration to provide transport, electricity, drinking water and medical facilities for the people. More than 400 buses would also be deployed for transport, and direct bus services would be plied from Pulwama and Anantnag to Hazratbal.
The minister also said that one kg of sugar would be issued to consumers in connection with Meraj-ul-Alam.