Governor N N Vohra chaired a meeting at the Raj Bhavan today to review the security situation in the aftermath of the recent militant attacks in the Valley.
The meeting was attended by B. R. Sharma, Chief Secretary; Lt. General D. S. Hooda, GOC-in-C, Northern Command; K. Rajendra Kumar, Director General of Police, J&K; Lt. General S. K. Dua, GOC XV Corps; P. K. Tripathi, Principal Secretary to Governor; R. K. Goyal, Home Secretary; Syed Javaid Mujtaba Gillani, IGP, Kashmir and senior State and Central intelligence officers.
Re-iterating the crucial importance of very close coordination among all Security Forces, the Governor pointed to the need for adequate advance planning being done for ensuring effective maintenance of public order before, during and after the conduct of operations. The meeting discussed the existing procedures for responding to militant attacks and also deliberated on other important issues relating to security management in the State. It was decided to finalise certain approaches after intensive consultations with the Central Armed Para Military Forces, for which the Governor is fixing a further meeting.