Home Minister Amit Shah chaired a security review meeting at Raj Bhawan in Jammu and Kashmir on Friday (March 18).
Shah is going to the erstwhile state of India for a 2-day visit and will attend the 83rd CRPF Raising Day parade at Maulana Azad Stadium on Saturday. This is the first time that this event has been celebrated outside Delhi, since it began in 1956.
Later on Saturday, Shah will take stock of the progress made by developmental activities at a high-level meeting in the afternoon.
The Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Science and Technology and Earth Sciences Dr Jitendra Singh, the DGP of Jammu and Kashmir Police Dilbagh Singh, as well as Amit Shah – Chairman of BJP’s National Executive Committee- were all present at an appointment ceremony in which Amit Shah announced that four police personnel who had been martyred will be appointed to their next of kin on compassionate grounds.
Shah, who has lauded the role of J&K Police in restoring peace to the union territory on numerous occasions.
The Union Home Minister has been visiting the union territory of Jammu for a second time in the last five months. The first visit was just short, and it lasted for only 5 days.