Union Home Minister Amit Shah conducted a high-level conference to evaluate the security situation in Jammu and Kashmir and the arrangements for the impending Amarnath Yatra on Sunday.

Manoj Pande, the Army Chief, Jammu and Kashmir; NSA Ajit Doval, the Home Secretary Members of the Ministry of Home Affairs and the Union Territory, including LG Manoj Sinha, Army Chief Designate Lt General Upendra Dwivedi, Director IB Tapan Deka, BSF DG Nitin Agarwal, CRPF DG Anish Dayal, and other officers, attended the meeting.

To discuss the situation in J&K, Amit Shah convened at a high level with senior Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) authorities on Friday in the nation’s capital. He then set up a second in-depth meeting for June 16 to continue working on the problem. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss the state of law and order in the Union territory in the aftermath of recent terrorist incidents in Jammu and Kashmir.

The home minister also gave an order for a second in-depth meeting to be held at North Block on June 16. The Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir, the National Security Advisor, the Union Home Secretary, and top representatives from the Army, police, Jammu and Kashmir administration, and the MHA will be present at the meeting, according to Home Ministry officials quoted by the news agency.

Amit Shah was briefed by officials regarding the state of security and their preparedness to deal with terrorist strikes in Jammu and Kashmir, according to the media.

Terrorist attacks have occurred in Reasi, Kathua, and Doda since June 9. Nine pilgrims have died, one CRPF jawan has been injured, and at least seven security personnel and a civilian have been hospitalised. Protecting J&K residents, especially those on the Amarnath Yatra, and maintaining law and order in the state are the main goals of the increased security measures.

Amid a number of terrorist attacks, Prime Minister Narendra Modi chaired a high-level conference on Thursday to address the security situation in the area. Ajit Doval, the national security advisor, attended the conference along with other high-ranking officials.

Modi was given a thorough briefing on the state of the local anti-terrorism efforts during the meeting. He was made aware of the strategies and initiatives being implemented to counter terrorist threats and maintain security in the area. PM Modi also discussed security force deployment and ongoing counterterrorism measures with Home Minister Amit Shah. In order to evaluate the situation and get updates on the actions taken by the local government, he also had a conversation with J-K Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha.

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