Security beefed up in the state ahead of PM Modi's visit to Udhampur on April 2

According to the Police, the area around the Chenani-Nashri Tunnel and Battal in Udhampur has been sealed and special protection group has taken over both the venues.

Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to inaugurate Asia's longest tunnel that will cut short the distance between Jammu and Srinagar, a multi-tier security set up has been set in place.

High alert has been sounded along the international border and the line of control toprevent any infiltration.

According to the Police, the area around the Chenani-Nashri Tunnel and Battal in Udhampur has been sealed and special protection group has taken over both the venues. Prime Minister is also scheduled to address a public rally in Udhampur on April 2. Director General of Police (DGP) SP Vaid organised a meeting with the senior officers from J&K Police, paramilitary forces, intelligence and civil administration to ensure round the clock patrolling. Traffic plan for the day was also discussed keeping in mind the common people.

"Intelligence grid has also been activated to gather the information about the activities of inimical elements and the inputs are discussed with other sister agencies," he said

Vaid instructed security agencies that intelligence inputs should be shared and discussed among agencies and all preventive measures be taken collectively to foil designs of anti-national elements.