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Home Minister Amit Shah meets village heads in Srinagar, reviews security situation in J&K

Union Minister Amit Shah and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik met village heads in Srinagar on Thursday while they were on a two-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir,

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 Union Home Minister Amit Shah and Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik met village heads (sarpanch) of Jammu and Kashmir in Srinagar on Thursday.

Amit Shah chaired the unified headquarters meeting of the security grid in Jammu and Kashmir and reviewed the overall security situation in the state, officials said.

Shah, who is on a two-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir, gave these directions during a security review meeting with top officials from the state government and the Centre. Governor Satya Pal Malik was also present in the meeting.

Shah impressed upon security forces in the state to show zero-tolerance towards terrorism and take strict action against terror funding in the state.

"There should be zero-tolerance towards terrorism and terrorists. There should be continued strict action against terror funding. The Rule of Law should be enforced," State Chief Secretary B V R Subrahmanyam quoting the home minister.

He praised efforts of the Jammu and Kashmir Police in countering terrorism and militancy, and directed that the state government should commemorate the martyrdom of its policemen in their hometowns and villages in an appropriate manner each year.

"Prominent public places should also be named after martyred policemen," Shah said in the meeting.

State Governor Satya Pal Malik, his advisor incharge home affairs K Vijay Kumar, Chief secretary BVR Subrahmanyam, Northern army commander Lt Gen Ranbir Singh, DGP Dilbagh Singh, heads of various intelligence agencies and paramilitary forces were present in the meeting, the officials said.

Shah had also met the family members of Arshad Khan, SHO Anantnag, who lost his life in a terror attack on June 12.

On Wednesday he conducted a review meeting of the security arrangements for Amarnath Yatra and directed all security agencies to take all preventive steps to ensure a violence-free Yatra. Governor Satya Pal Malik was also present in the meeting. 

(With inputs from PTI and ANI)

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