amit shah: Interior Minister Amit Shah arrives in Srinagar on a 3-day visit to J&K: key points | India News
Shah was met at the Srinagar airport by Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha, where other senior officials from the Jammu and Kashmir administration were also present, authorities said.
This is Shah’s first visit to Kashmir after the repeal of Article 370 and the bifurcation of the state of Jammu and Kashmir into two Union territories on August 5, 2019.
Here are the main points-
* From the airport, Shah went directly to Inspector Parvaiz Ahmad’s residence in Nowgam, on the outskirts of the city. The police officer was shot and killed on June 22 when he was returning home after praying at a local mosque.
* Amit Shah visited the residence of the murdered Inspector Parvez Ahmed, who was killed by terrorists last month.
* Authorities said Shah offered his condolences to the family of the police officer. He also handed over appointment papers for a government post to the police officer’s widow, Fatima Akhtar, out of compassion.
Shah interacts with slain Inspector Parvez Ahmed’s wife, Fatima Akhter
* Amit Shah chaired a security review meeting in Raj Bhavan, Srinagar.
* You will also have an interaction with members of the Jammu and Kashmir Youth Clubs at 4:45 pm. M.
* Amit Shah will inaugurate the first direct international flight between Jammu and Srinagar and Sharjah from Kashmir in the United Arab Emirates. HM will inaugurate the flight at 6 in the afternoon.
* Prior to Union Interior Minister Amit Shah’s visit to J&K, the local police jointly installed an aerial surveillance canopy for the areas where minorities live in Srinagar, as well as in Lal Chowk, the city center .
An Indian paramilitary soldier stands guard along a street before Amit Shah’s visit in Srinagar. (AFP)
* In addition, a total of 50 teams from the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) have been deployed to Jammu and Kashmir for security reasons.
* Police and CRPF tested drones in the Pratap Park area of Srinagar before Shah’s first visit to Jammu and Kashmir after the repeal of Article 370.
* Bunkers manned by CRPF forces have been installed in various areas of the city, as well as other parts of the Kashmir Valley, officials said.
Indian paramilitary women stand guard (AFP)
Recently, after the killings of non-local people in Jammu and Kashmir, around 700 people have been detained on the union’s territory, some under the strict Public Safety Act (PSA), police officials reported.
Meanwhile, a total of 26 detainees are being transferred to Agra Central Jail from Jammu and Kashmir under the Public Safety Act of 1978. The order was issued ahead of Shah’s three-day visit to the union territory that begins. Saturday.
(With inputs from agencies)