Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday held a security review meeting on Jammu and Kashmir and asked top officials to focus on plugging loopholes to ensure at least zero infiltration along the LoC and the border with Pakistan.
Shah emphasized the fact that if infiltration from Pakistan is completely stopped, terrorism will not flourish again in Jammu and Kashmir.
J&K L-G Manoj Sinha, National Security Advisor Ajit Doval, Intelligence Bureau chief Tapan Deka, RAW chief Samant Goel, and J&K DGP Dilbagh at the meeting organized in the backdrop of recent killings of civilians and Kashmiri Pandits by terrorists participated. Singh and other top officials of the Ministry of Home Affairs and the Jammu and Kashmir administrations.
According to the Home Ministry, Shah reviewed the functioning of the security grid and various actions being taken to reduce terrorism. Shah said that to achieve peace in Kashmir, “the security forces should strive to make the border and the LoC impenetrable, and once the fear of cross-border movement of terrorists, arms and ammunition are over, Jammu- The people of Kashmir will decisively defeat the proxy war with the help of security forces”.
Shah asked the security forces and police to continue coordinated efforts to wipe out terrorism through careful and well-planned counter-terrorist operations, the ministry said in a statement. “The cases registered under UAPA were also reviewed and it was emphasized that the investigation should be timely and effective.”