Chandigarh: To supplement Punjab government's efforts for evacuation of pilgrims stranded in Uttarakhand, Punjab Police has dispatched 105 departmental buses to Rishikesh for transportation of the pilgrims.
    
These include 64 mini-buses which will ferry the stranded persons from the upper reaches to Rishikesh, official sources said, adding that close to a thousand Punjab Police personnel have been sent to Rishikesh.
    
A round-the-clock Control Room has been set up under the supervision of Senior SP, Mohali, to assist the evacuated yatris.
    
IPS and PPS officers of Punjab Police have contributed a day's salary for relief operations.

(Agencies)

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