Union Home Secretary Holds Security Review Meeting on JK



Union Home Secretary LC Goyal Tuesday chaired a high level security review meeting on Jammu and Kashmir in New Delhi.

Sources said that meeting discussed the Amaranth Yatra arrangements and overall security situation in the State including surge in the civilian killings at Sopore.

Official sources told KNS that J&K Home Secretary RK Goyal, Director General of Police (DGP) K Rajendra attended the meeting called by the Union Home Secretary at North Block New Delhi.

Sources said apart from militancy related situation, K Rajendra and JK RK Goyal, discussed with the Union home secretary, the arrangements for peaceful summer to ensure smooth flow of tourists and Amarnath Yatra.

Sources said that the Union Home Secretary also stressed upon better coordination among agencies and the civil administration.

“To foil any attempt by troublemakers to disrupt peaceful atmosphere, close liaison should be maintained at every level and the officers supervising different components should be briefed accordingly,” sources quoting him said.

According to sources the union Home Secretary also said that a comprehensive security grid and deployment mechanism needs to be formulated to counter any untoward incident.

They said the meeting also reviewed the overall security situation especially the spurt in killings at Sopore, attacks on mobile phone towers. Sources also said that the State Home Secretary, the DGP and the other Intelligence officers briefed the Union Home Secretary on steps taken to maintain law and order situation in the State.

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