The district administration Bandipora imposed a complete ban on swimming and bathing in Nallah Mudhumati in the district.
In an order, “Whereas, the flow in Nallah Madhumatti increases tremendously in Summers and few people especially Children venture out for swimming and bathing in the said Nallah thereby putting their lives to avoidable risk. This trend has resulted in loss of lives by drowning in the past.”
“It is hereby ordered that there shall be complete ban on swimming/bathing in Nallah Madhumatti, with immediate effect, till further orders,” it added.
He order further reads that Tehsildar (Executive Magistrate 1st Class), Bandipora, SHO Bandipora, Executive Engineer, I&FC, Bandipora, and Assistant Director, Fisheries, Bandipora, shall ensure strict vigil alongside the banks of the Nallah Madhumatti and implementation of this order in letter and spirit26