Amit Shah arrives in Jammu, meets people from different communities
Amit Shah, the union home minister, met with members of the Gujjar-Bakarwal, Rajput, Pahari, and Jammu Sikh communities on Monday during his three-day tour of Jammu and Kashmir.
The Home Minister will examine the security situation while in the Union Territory, attend public events, and lay the groundwork for numerous development projects.
Shah will meet with the J&K BJP leaders in a few different settings today.
On October 4, early in the morning, he will pay a special visit to the Mata Vaishnodevi Temple and offer prayers; this will be his first visit to the revered site since being appointed Union Home Minister.
On the ninth day of the current Navaratri festival, this visit will take place.
Along with introducing fresh development initiatives, the Minister will also lay the foundation stones for several projects at Jammu’s Convention Center.
Shah will then conduct public gatherings in Rajouri and Jammu, as well as lead prayers at the Raghunath Temple.
He would also check several construction projects in Jammu before travelling to the Kashmir valley. The Home Minister will have some important meetings later in the evening, including one about the security situation in the area.
Jammu & Kashmir’s deputy premier This high-level meeting, which is scheduled to start at 10 a.m., will include participation from Manoj Sinha as well as senior Army, paramilitary, state police, and civil administration officials.
Later, at roughly 11.30 a.m., the Minister will speak to a public gathering held here in Baramulla.
During his visit to the valley, several events have been planned, including ceremonies held by communities like the Bakarwal and Gujjar to honour Shah on behalf of the Modi administration for his efforts to improve the welfare of these groups.
There are also many organisational meetings planned, such as the state core group meeting and gatherings with party MPs and MLAs.
Amit Shah is in Jammu and Kashmir for the second time since the Modi administration repealed Article 370 in August 2019.