Union Home Minister Amit Shah Visits Makwal Border Outpost, Meets BSF Jawans

JAMMU: Union Minister for Home Affairs and Cooperation, Amit Shah on Sunday visited Border Outpost in Makwal Sector, and met the Jawans of Border Security Force. Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha accompanied the Union Home Minister.

I, on behalf of the entire country, salute the valour and courage of the brave-hearts of the security forces for safeguarding the territorial integrity of the country and ensuring a secure environment for the people, said the Union Home Minister.

The dedication of our security personnel and their devotion towards the nation is inspiring and truly amazing. The central government under the leadership of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi is fully devoted to the welfare of our security forces and their families, the Home Minister observed.

The Union Home Minister also visited the last village on the Border of India in Jammu and took stock of the issues of the residents.

Under the leadership of Modiji, we are committed to the development of every village of the country and providing every facility to the residents of the border areas. As much as a citizen living in the cities has the right to the resources of the country, so is the citizen living in the border village, added the Home Minister.

The Union Home Minister observed IB from the Makwal Outpost, inspected the bunkers and distributed sweets among BSF personnel.

The Home Minister also had tea at the residence of villager Chunni Lal of Makwal.

Later, the Union Home Minister met with the wife and brother of deceased teacher Deepak Chand, who was killed by terrorists in a school in Srinagar.

He expressed heartfelt condolences to the family members of the Late Deepak Chand and extended all possible support from the Government.

Meanwhile, the Home Minister also met with the delegations of Kashmiri Pandits, Gujjar-Bakarwal & Pahadi communities, J&K Chamber of Commerce and other public delegations, and took stock of their concerning issues.

Earlier, the Union Home Minister paid obeisance at the Gurudwara at Digiana and prayed for peace, prosperity and well-being of all.

May the divine blessings of great Gurus give us more strength to work for the progress and development of Jammu and Kashmir and the entire country, prayed the Home Minister.

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