LG Asks Top Security Brass To Stay Alert

Jammu- In the wake of increased political activism after the proposal of delimitation commission, Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha on Tuesday chaired the Unified Command meeting and reviewed the overall security situation and framed a strategy to deal with possible challenges.

The LG chaired the meeting in Jammu in which top brass from the Army, Police, paramilitary forces and intelligence agencies briefed him on issues related to security, public interest and law and order in J&K.

Sources said that the Lieutenant Governor was briefed about the prevailing security situation across the Union Territory, the border areas and the overall law and order situation.

“The LG also reviewed the power restoration scenario in Jammu and Kashmir in the aftermath of the strike by the PDD employees that was called off on Monday midnight and the workers resumed their duties this morning,” they said.

Sources said that a rise in political activities after the delimitation commission on Monday proposed six seats for Jammu and one for Kashmir, was also reportedly discussed in the meeting.

“The LG asked the security agencies to keep up the good work and to stay alert for meeting any possible challenges on the law and order and security front,” they said.

Earlier, People’s Alliance for Gupkar Declaration (PAGD), an umbrella organisation of some Kashmir based political parties termed the proposal by Delimitation Commission as “divisive” for Jammu and Kashmir and decided to stage a protest against the draft on January 01, 2022. The Peoples Conference and Apni Party also reject the proposal.

Jammu Kashmir National Panthers Party and Shiv Sena unit of Jammu and Kashmir also termed the bill as anti-Jammu and demanded more than 50 seats.

GOC 15 Corps Calls on LG Sinha

Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha on Tuesday asked army to heightened surveillance on vital installations while maintaining close synergy between the government forces and civil administration to effectively deal with any emergent situation.

Sinha made these remarks during his interaction with General Officer Commanding (GOC) 15 Corps, Lt General, D.P Pandey at Raj Bhavan here on Tuesday, an official spokesperson said.

The army commander, he said, briefed the LG about the prevailing security scenario in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir. He said that discussions were also held on several internal security-related issues and their effective management.

“The Lt Governor lauded the Army’s role in ensuring a safe and secure environment for the people of J&K and advised for heightened surveillance on vital installations while maintaining close synergy between the Security Forces and Civil Administration to effectively deal with any emergent situation,” the official spokesperson added.

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