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Chidambaram visits BSF post near LoC

Union Home Minister P Chidambaram on Wednesday visited a forward post of BSF in Gurez sector near the Line of Control (LoC) before winding up his two-day visit to J&K during which he reviewed the security situation in the state.



Srinagar: Union Home Minister P
Chidambaram on Wednesday visited a forward post of BSF in Gurez
sector near the Line of Control (LoC) before winding up his
two-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir during which he reviewed
the security situation in the state.

Chidambaram visited the forward post of BSF in Gurez
in Bandipora district this morning. He was accompanied by
Director General BSF, Raman Shrivastava, officials said here.

The Home Minister interacted with the officers and
jawans near the LoC and was briefed about the
counter-infiltration measures taken by BSF in the area, the
officials said.

Chidambaram flew back to Delhi soon after his return
from Gurez, they said.

Chidambaram yesterday reviewed the overall security
situation in the state and also took stock of the arrangements
for the annual Amarnath pilgrimage.

Chidambaram also chaired a high-level meeting here in
the presence of Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah
and discussed in detail the prevailing situation.

Chidambaram congratulated the Chief Minister for
holding the panchayat elections in a peaceful and fair manner,
he said.

Meanwhile, Chidambaram on Monday went on a quiet tour
to the downtown Srinagar, the hot bed of last year’s summer
unrest, to get first hand understanding of the city, officials
said.

PTI

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