The Ministry of Home affairs has deliberated upon the Jammu and Kashmir situation to further strengthen security grid in the union territory.
Top sources said during the review meeting, the MHA thoroughly discussed the Kashmir situation.
“The meeting took comprehensive review of security situation in various parts of the Jammu and Kashmir including the threat perceptions from across the borders,” they said.
Sources said security situation was discussed on the directions of home minister Amit Shah wherein he has directed the top authorities to take all the steps required to keep militancy under check in the Jammu and Kashmir especially in the valley.
They said top brass of the MHA especially those associated with the Internal Security deliberated on the series of aspects to keep security situation under control as has been done during the past two years.
“MHA top brass was satisfied with the progress of anti militant operations,” sources said.
According to sources, the activities of the militants, infiltration bids across the border, strengthening security on all routes which the militants could take for infiltration came up for detailed review.
The MHA has directed the forces in Jammu and Kashmir to be in high alert off any possibility of attacks, they said.
An advisory has been issued to all para-military forces to maintain extraordinary vigil on their security establishments in Jammu and Kashmir including those located close to the Line of Control (LoC) and International Border (IB), to guard against possible attack.
Sources said the MHA top brass stressed for maintenance of Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) during all search operations and called upon the troops to show zero tolerance towards infiltration and other militant activities. (KNS)