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Amit Shah holds high-level meet, reviews security, development issues of J&K

Last Updated on September 10, 2021 at 10:47 am

A high level meeting was chaired by Union Home Minister Amity Shah on Thursday for reviewing the security arrangements in Jammu and Kashmir and preparedness on the borders.

In the wake of Taliban takeover Afghanistan, meeting was held for reviewing the security arrangements and challenges in J&K.

The home minister reviewed the security situation in J&K and steps being taken to check infiltration from across the border and maintain peace in the union territory, reportedly.

Meeting was attended by Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir Manoj Sinha, NSA Ajit Doval, Army Chief General M M Naravane, Union Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla, Director of Intelligence Bureau Arvinda Kumar, R&AW chief Samant Goel, BSF DG Pankaj Singh and CRPF chief Kuldip Singh.

The meeting lasted for more than two hours and various other issues of J&K were discussed such as political implications in the Kashmir valley following the death of hardline Hurriyat Conference chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani. Also Shah appreciated about steps taken by UT on development to fulfill the vision of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Also the drone attack threats in the areas along LoC and international border were discussed and the government has been finding out various ways to counter this threat.

Misuse of Social Media from across the border was reportedly discussed in the meeting.

Earlier Shah had said that all-round development and welfare of the people of the Union Territory are on top priority list of the Modi government.