Army Commander reviews security situation in Kashmir ahead of Lok Sabha elections

"He said the meeting was attended by senior officials of various security agencies, including Army, J-K Police, CRPF and BSF"
Army Commander reviews security situation in Kashmir ahead of Lok Sabha elections

PArmy Commander, Northern Command, Lt Gen Ranbir Singh, Tuesday chaired a joint key security meeting of various security agencies to review the current situation in Kashmir and to evolve a strategy for the forthcoming Lok Sabha polls.

The Northern Army Commander, who is on a two-day visit tothe valley, chaired a joint key security meeting at Badami Bagh headquarters ofChinar Corps, an Army official said.

He said the meeting was attended by senior officials ofvarious security agencies, including Army, J-K Police, CRPF and BSF.

The meeting reviewed the current situation in the valley andevolved a strategy for the summer months, including security-related strategyfor the forthcoming Parliamentary elections, the official said.

The Army commander, Northern Command, Monday began histwo-day visit to Kashmir valley to review the security situation in thebackdrop of recent counter-militancy operations and the forthcoming polls.

On the first day of his visit, Lt Gen Singh visited theforward areas in the frontier district of Baramulla in north Kashmir, where hewas briefed by commanders on the ground about the current situation.

During the visit, the Army Commander was briefed on thecounter infiltration grid and operational preparedness of the formations apartfrom various developmental works being undertaken to improve the life of thepeople residing in remote areas.

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