Home Minister Rajnath Singh Calls For Meeting To Review Situation In J&KJuly 11, 2017 11:53
Home Minister Rajnath Singh Calls For Meeting To Review Situation In J&K:- In the wake of the killing of Amarnath pilgrims by terrorists, a high-level meeting was called on by Home Minister Rajnath Singh, to review the situation in Jammu and Kashmir.
The meeting is expected to be attended by the National Security Advisor Ajit Doval, top officials of the home ministry, intelligence agencies and central paramilitary forces. According to the official sources, the meeting will discuss about the situation in Jammu and Kashmir, security of Amarnath pilgrims and how to prevent such possible attacks in the future.
Moreover, to assess the security of the pilgrimage to the high altitude cave shrine located in the Himalayas, Jammu and Kashmir will witness a high-level central team led by Minister of State for Home Hansraj Ahir. To review the deployment of the central forces in the pilgrimage route, Director General of CRPF R R Bhatnagar has already reached Srinagar.
Mr. Bhatnagar will also attend a security review meeting convened by Governor N N Vohra in Srinagar. Meanwhile, for airlifting of the bodies of the victims of Monday’s attack to Gujarat, arrangements are being made.
The terrorists yesterday attacked a bus in Kashmir’s Anantnag district, killing seven Amarnath pilgrims, including six women, and injured 19 others.