Security tightened at Vaishno Devi ahead of Navratri

Security has been beefed up and special arrangements have been made by the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) at Vaishno Devi shrine ahead of Navratri commenced on Sunday. Thousands of devotees are expected to visit the shrine during the nine-day-long festival. Extra deployment has been done by the CRPF with the help of state police.