Rajnath summons high-level meet on Jammu and Kashmir

Rajnath summons high-level meet on Jammu and Kashmir


New Delhi, Jul 11 : Home Minister Rajnath Singh will today chair a high-level meeting, to be attended among others, by National Security Advisor Ajit Doval to review situation in Jammu and Kashmir, especially in the wake of attack on Amarnath pilgrims by the terrorists.

Top officials of the Home Ministry, including the Home Secretary and from intelligence agencies and central paramilitary forces will attend the meeting, official sources said.

The Centre has also decided to depute a high-level team led by Minister of State for Home Hansraj Ahirto, to assess the security of the pilgrimage.

Meanwhile, the Home Minister has sought detailed report from state Governor N N Vohra and Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti.

Director General of CRPF R R Bhatnagar has already reached Srinagar, sources said.


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