Omar chairs UHQ meeting
Discusses Security Situation, Flag Hoisting Row
GK NEWS NETWORK
Jammu, Jan 16: Ahead of January 26, the Chief Minister Omar Abdullah chaired the Unified Headquarters meeting here on Sunday and reviewed the security situation in Jammu and Kashmir.
Sources revealed various issues pertaining to the general security scenario and law and order came up for discussion during the meeting.
“The security preparedness for the upcoming January 26 celebrations across the state were discussed and all the concerned agencies were asked to ensure fool-proof security arrangements,” sources told Greater Kashmir.
They said that flag hoisting row and separatists’ call for Lal Chowk march on January 26 also came up for discussion and it was decided that all the security agencies will work in close coordination to maintain law and order.
”The intelligence wings of various security agencies shared their information regarding the issue,” the sources said.
The issue was also discussed in the recently held cabinet
meeting wherein it was decided that the matter be discussed with the security agencies.
The Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has already urged the opposition Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) to drop its plan of hoisting the tri-colour at Lal Chowk on January 26.
Deputy Chief Minister Tara Chand, GoC -in-C Northern Command Lt. Gen K T Parnaik, Chief Secretary S S Kapur, Director General Police, Kuldip Khoda, Principal Secretary, Home, B R Sharma, Principal Secretary to Chief Minister, B B Byas, GOC 9 corps Lt. Gen. A K Choudhery, GOC 14 corps, Lt. Gen S K Singh, GOC 15 corps Lt. Gen. S.A. Husnain, GOC 16 corps Lt Gen J P Mehra, GOC 26 Inf-division Major General T P S Warach, Special DG CRPF, A. Oppal, Divisional Commissioners of Kashmir and Jammu, IGs of BSF Jammu and Kashmir, Joint Director SBI and other senior officers of Army and Jammu and Kashmir Police were present in the meeting.
Earlier, the General Officer Commanding in Chief (Northern Command) Lt Gen K T Parnaik met the Chief Minister one to one.
In about 40 minutes meeting they discussed security related matters. It was the first meeting of Gen Parnaik with the chief minister, after the former took over as the Northern Command Chief.
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