Taking dig at the recent statement by the Union Home Minister, the travel trade fraternity has urged government of India not to politicise the annual Amarnath Yatra and tourism.
The tourism players said that advisory issued by the union government has been playing “spoilsport” with Kashmir tourism.
Notably, Union Home Minister, Shushil Kumar Shinde recently said that there was militant threat to the Amarnath Yatra and additional security were to be made to ensure full security of pilgrims.
Travel industry observers said that hundreds of tourists have cancelled their bookings since after Home Minister made an “irresponsible” statement.
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