Union Home Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi to visit Kashmir next week to review security

According to sources, Mehrishi is likely to spend two days reviewing the security where forces are fighting a bitter battle with militants.

Union Home Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi is expected to visit Srinagar on Tuesday to review security in the Valley.

According to sources, Mehrishi is likely to spend two days reviewing the security where forces are fighting a bitter battle with militants. The forces have been facing the wrath of stone pelters for some time now. The Centre has been concerned about the spike in terror activities and law and order situation in the state. He is also expected to meet the DG of Jammu and Kashmir Police SP Vaid.

The Home Secretary's visit to the Valley was postponed twice earlier. On February 7, he was expected to visit Kashmir but the plan was dropped due to election campaigning commitments.

Mehrishi was supposed to visit Kashmir on Saturday along with CRPF DG, but because of parliamentary committee commitment the visit has been postponed to Tuesday.

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