Srinagar: On Wednesday Home Minister, Rajnath Singh, visited Jammu and Kashmir on his two-day visit and it was his first visit in the state after the disintegration of PDP-BJP government and imposition of Governor’s rule. After reaching there Rajnath Singh organized a number of meetings with the senior officers of some of the law enforcing agencies in Srinagar. These meetings were held with a purpose regarding the security situations in Jammu and Kashmir and along the Line of Control (LoC), said one of our sources.
After Rajnath Singh arrived in Srinagar on Wednesday with National Security Advisor Ajit Doval and Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba, all of them proceeded towards Raj Bhawan for a series of meetings with Governor N N Vohra regarding security management of the state.
“Home Minister held discussions with the Governor on various important issues relating to security management, implementation of development programs and positive engagement of the youth in the state,” said Raj Bhawan spokesperson.
As per the news, in Raj Sabha, Rajnath Singh with NSA and three other advisors of the government indulged into a group of conversations regarding security reviews of Jammu & Kashmir, this security-oriented meeting was even attended by senior Army, police and CRPF officials as well.
One of our sources regarding this meeting said that the officials in the meetings were even asked by the NSA to give an explanation on what they are doing regarding increasing the recruitments in militant ranks as the state’s militancy has been aimed to wiped out by the Operation All Out.
As per the official’s data, “a minimum of 90 local boys have joined militant ranks this year till now and over 310 incidents related to militancy were reported in the same period. Out of 90 over 50 local youngsters have joined from south Kashmir”.
After the discussions with the Governor which included security management and other logistic supports regarding the state, Singh even planned a journey to Amarnath for which he will fly on Thursday regarding overlooking the arrangements made for the pilgrims. As on Tuesday due to a landslide along the 13-km Baltal-Amarnath track between Brarimarg and Railpathri, around five pilgrims were killed and many were injured. The reason behind this incident was explained by one of the officials and he said that the yatra has been suspended as in most of the places the tracks have turned slippery which will come up as a risk for sure.