New Delhi: Union Home Minister Amit Shah has arrived in Srinagar for a 3-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir. The HM arrived has arrived for the first time after the center scrapped Article 370 and 35A in August 2019.
The Home Minister started his tour by visiting the house of late Inspector Parvez Ahmed. The Inspector martyred after clashing with Terrorist. HM handed over papers relating to a government job to his wife. Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha was also present with him.
According to media reports, Shah’s visit is related to the recent killings of Migrants by terrorists. He may chair a unified command meeting at the Raj Bhawan on security. The meeting can be attended by the four corps commanders, Top J&K police officers, and chiefs of the intelligence bureau, and central armed Police Forces.
Amit Shah will also fly to Jammu, possibly to address an IIT convocation on Sunday morning following a public rally in the afternoon. He is also likely to meet a delegation of Kashmiri pandits before flying back to Srinagar.
The Hills have recently seen 11 civilians dying including migrants and non-Muslim Kashmiris, being killed by local Extremists. The security is still volatile in Kashmir and the officials fear that the network may spoil HM Amit Shah’s visit.