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Amit Shah likely to visit J&K this month

Last Updated on October 5, 2021 at 5:43 pm

Union Home Minister Amit Shah is likely to visit Jammu and Kashmir in October end as part of the Centre’s mega outreach programme, reportedly. An official said that the Minister may visit J&K from October 23 to 25. Shah will visit J&K as a part of Centre’s mega outreach programme where 70 other Union ministers are visiting the union territory.

As per reports, Shah will visit both Jammu and Kashmir region and minister will also lay the foundation stone of some projects, inaugurate a few developmental projects and conduct different meetings over security and developmental issues. He will also visit remote areas of Kashmir valley and in Jammu. Shah’s focus is mainly on ensuring that the benefits of growth and development reach the poor in Jammu and Kashmir. He will also take stock of various development initiatives.

An official informed that minister also may attend a high-level law and order meeting with senior officials of the UT administration, the police, the paramilitary and the army.

It is pertinent to mention that the central government’s first mega outreach program was held during January 18-24 last year in which 36 Union Ministers visited J&K. The objective of this program is to review the projects going on in J&K and development that have taken place post abrogation of Article 370 and 35A.