New Delhi, August 25: Union Home Minister Amit Shah presided over a high-level meeting to assess the security situation in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday.
The meeting began around 3 p.m. in the Home Ministry, with National Security Advisor Ajit Doval, Union Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla, Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha, Army Chief Manoj Pandey, and Research and Analysis Wing Chief Samant Goel in attendance.
Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) Director General Kuldiep Singh, Border Security Force (BSF) chief Pankaj Singh and National Investigation Agency (NIA) Director General Dinkar Gupta were also present during the meeting.
Dilbagh Singh, Director General of Police in Jammu and Kashmir, also attended the meeting.
According to reports, Shah was briefed on the status of cross-border infiltration, the current state of terrorism in Jammu and Kashmir, and other related matters.
Issues of coordinated counter-terrorism operations and zero cross-border infiltration were reportedly among the agendas of the meeting in order to wipe out terrorism in Jammu and Kashmir.
In May and June, Shah conducted a similar meeting to review the security situation in the Union Territory as well as the preparations for the just concluded Amarnath Yatra.