Baramulla: The Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi is visiting the restive Sopore town on Thursday and is scheduled to address the congress workers and supporters.
According to police sources,initially the programme was that Rahul would address the people in Dangerpora village in Zangir but the special forces who are in the area from last two days changed the programme to avoid any untoward incident.
The programme was later shifted to Dak Bunglow Sopore.
The police sources said that all the routes connecting Sopore town to Kupwara, Bandipora, Srinagar, Handwara, Rafiabad, and Baramulla were seized and personals of special protection group (SPG) are searching every possible site in the area.
DIG north Kashmir Gareeb Das said that all arrangements have been made and large number of police and other forces has been deployed in the town to avoid any untoward incident .