Power scenario, possible security challenges discussed; security agencies asked to stay alert to meet possible challenges
Jammu, Dec 21: In the wake of increased political activism after 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 told news agency 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 word 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 organization 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 demands more than 50 seats