New Delhi: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday expressed grave concern over the tense situation prevailing in the Valley and instructed Jammu and Kashmir Governor NN Vohra to work together with the state government in order to restore normalcy there.
Chairing a meet with Vohra, Rajnath also discussed the grievous attack by Pakistan in Jammu and Kashmir's Krishna Ghati sector, where the bodies of two Indian soldiers were mutilated.
Rajnath stressed on the importance of taking stern action against the ones disturbing the environment.
While assuring the Home Minister of bringing things back to normal, the Jammu and Kashmir Governor said he would keep updating the former about the developments taking place in the Valley.
Yesterday, Rajnath reviewed the present security situation in Jammu and Kashmir and the recent Sukma attack with country's top security officials.
Research and Analytical Wing (R&AW) chief Anil Dhasmana, Intelligence Bureau chief Rajiv Jain, Director General (DG) Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar and many other top officials participated in the intensive discussion chaired by Rajnath.
The high-level meet discussed strategy and security issues in Chhattisgarh after the Sukma attack.
Only yesterday, two defence personnel were killed, as Pakistan violated ceasefire by opening fire on Border Security Force (BSF) posts in Jammu and Kashmir's Krishna Ghati sector. In a barbaric act, their bodies were later mutilated by the Pakistan Army.
The Union Home Minister also directed the officials to tighten the government's grip over Jammu and Kashmir unrest.
Kashmir Valley has been embroiled in utter chaos and violence after Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani's was killed by security forces in an encounter in south Kashmir's Kokernag on 8 July last year.