Security intensified in Jammu ahead of Presidentís visit
Joint Control Room set up at PCR
GK NEWS NETWORK
Jammu, Nov 22: Security has been intensified in and around Jammu ahead of three-day visit of President Pratibha Patil to the winter capital here from November 25.
Officials said a three tier security grid would be put in place around Jammu city as a security measure from November 25, when the President is schedule to arrive here.
They said that army, CRPF and police officials are chalking out a joint security plan to ensure strict security arrangements.
ďAll police stations in the city and its surroundings have already been directed to intensify vigil in their respective areas. Night patrolling has been intensified and special focus is being laid on the crowded and highly sensitive areas,Ē a senior police officer said.
Sources claimed that a Joint Control Room has been established at PCR Jammu to monitor the arrangements for the visit by various agencies including para-military forces, intelligence, police and civil administration.
During her stay in the region, the President is scheduled to address convocation of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University (SMVDU), Katra besides inspecting the ongoing construction work of heritage Mubarak Mandi complex.
She would also attend the presentation of CEO Mubarak Mandi Complex and Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) besides inaugurating a photo exhibition on the historical building. The President is also scheduled to visit Vaishno Devi Shrine on November 26.
On the last day of her stay in the winter capital, the President would preside over the Dogra Rattan Awards function organised by the Jammu and Kashmir National Panthers Party Chairman Prof Bhim Singh at Police Auditorium, Gulshan Ground.
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