New Year is coming and at this time almost all the hill stations of North India are witnessing a huge crowd of tourists. Shimla, Kullu, Manali.. there is a lot of crowd everywhere. Not only the tourist places but also the temples are crowded. There has been an increase in the number of devotees coming to Vaishnodevi temple. Preparations are being made to avoid any untoward incident.
Meanwhile, heavy traffic is being seen in Manali. It can also be seen in the pictures that the road to Manali is full of vehicles. At the same time, a large number of tourists have been seen in Kullu as well. Apart from this, similar view is there in Goa and Dharamshala and 3000 vehicles are entering Shimla city daily.
In view of the crowd in Vaishnodevi Dham, the security system has been increased. Complete arrangements have been made for the safety of the passengers here. For the purpose of surveillance and crowd management, 500 CCTV cameras have been installed on the Yatra Track and Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Bhavan. A Radio Frequency Identification Card (RFID) is being issued to each pilgrim. No devotee is allowed to travel without the card. RFID cards have been made mandatory to track the movement of passengers for better crowd management.