Union Home Minister Amit Shah chairs a high level meeting to review security situation in Jammu and Kashmir (Credits: PTI)

By Jitendra Bahadur Singh

In Short

  • Amit Shah reviews security situation of Jammu and Kashmir
  • Discusses Amarnath pilgrimage preparations starting June 29
  • Directs officials to deliver ‘strong response” to emerging terrorism

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday chaired a high-level meeting in Delhi, on the security situation in Jammu and Kashmir, in the wake of the recent terror attacks there.

During the meeting, Shah directed stringent action against terrorism supporters in Jammu and called for comprehensive security arrangements for the upcoming Amarnath Yatra.

The Home Minister also emphasised the need for robust security cover for the pilgrimage and urged officials to ensure the safety of all routes and key locations, sources told India Today TV.

They said that Shah instructed the top security officials to deliver a “strong response” to emerging terrorism in the Jammu region and to prevent its resurgence at any cost.

He also directed the security agencies to replicate the successes achieved in the Kashmir Valley through the Area Domination Plan and Zero Terror Plan in Jammu.

This story was originally published in indiatoday.in. Read the full story here.