Home Minister Amit Shah to Visit Jammu and Kashmir for three days, Snipers-Sharpshooters deployed
Srinagar: Union Home Minister Amit Shah will arrive in Srinagar today for a three-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir. Home Minister decided to visit Jammu and Kashmir when killings of civilians by terrorists have been increased. Eleven civilians, including migrant laborers, were killed this month.
The Union home minister will also meet families of those killed in the recent civilian killings in the Union Territory.
According to the Sources, Security forces in Jammu and Kashmir are on alert mode. Sharpshooters, Drones, and Snipers have been deployed in Jammu and Kashmir to protect the Union Home Minister. Chief of Intelligence Bureau Arvind Kumar, chief of Border Security Force Pankaj Singh, Chief of CRPF, and the chief of the NSG along with Jammu and Kashmir’s top cop will share their feedback with Amit Shah on security-related issues.
The recent spate of killings has forced officials to strengthen the security to cover and fortify a 20-km radius around Raj Bhavan on Gupkaar road where Amit Shah will be camping for three days.
This will be the Union minister’s first visit to the Union Territory since its formation following the abrogation of Article 370 on August 5, 2019.
According to a media report, As per the tentative schedule, Amit Shah will inaugurate a direct flight between Srinagar and Sharjah on the first day of his visit. “Announcement about this was made last month by the Civil aviation minister and it will be a direct flight between Srinagar and Sharjah.