Amid hightened security threats following the abrogation of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir, National Security Advisor Ajit Doval arrived in Srinagar on Wednesday. As per reports, Doval will meet the top security officials and will review the security and development related activites in the state, which was split into two Union Territories – Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh. The UTs will come into an effect from October 31.
Earlier, Doval was in Kashmir for 11 days after the Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha passed the decision of revoking Article 370 and to split the state into two Union Territory on August 5. During his previous visit, Doval took stock at the militancy-hit Shopian town in south Kashmir and downtown Srinagar , where he even addressed Jammu and Kashmir Police personnel, Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and Indian Army.
Now, this visit has come in the wake of an alert along the western border by the intelligence agencies, which are expecting violence. Besides Kashmir, security agencies are on high alert in Jammu and border areas of Punjab including TarnTaran, where Pakistan has pushed arms and ammunition through drones. The intelligence inputs have also suggested that 200 Pakistani terrorists waiting to infiltrate into Jammu and Kashmir.