Home Minister directs security brass to enhance drill during troop movement

The Union Home Minister, Shri Rajnath Singh saluting the martyred CRPF soldiers, at the Regional Training Centre, in Srinagar on February 15, 2019. The Governor of Jammu and Kashmir, Shri Satya Pal Malik and the Union Home Secretary, Shri Rajiv Gauba, the Director General, CRPF, Shri Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar, and GoC-in-C, Army’s Northern Command, Lt. General Ranbir Singh are also seen.

At a high level meeting attended by the Governor, senior security and police officers, the Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh reviewed the security situation in the troubled state of Jammu and Kashmir, last evening. Senior CRPF officials narrated the details of the terrorist attack on the CRPF convoy. Senior police officials assured that the perpetrators of the dastardly attack would be brought to justice.

Rajnath Singh directed them to take all possible measures to enhance IED detection capabilities and undertake additional measures to restrict civilian traffic during troop movement.

Before leaving for New Delhi, Rajnath Singh addressed a press conference. He said the whole country salutes the brave soldiers who made the supreme sacrifice. He said all state Governments have been asked to extend maximum possible assistance to their families.

The Union Home Minister said the country is fighting a decisive battle against terrorism unitedly and will certainly emerge victorious. He said the world stands with India and the morale of the security forces is very high.

He reiterated that only a miniscule numbers of misguided youth have joined hands with those across the border in their evil design to spread terrorism.
Rajnath Singh said these elements are enemies of the people of Jammu & Kashmir.
He called for a review of personal security of those  elements who take money from Pakistan’s ISI. The Union Home Minister appealed the  people to maintain communal harmony.


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