SRINAGAR: In the wake of Tuesday’s Fidayeen attack on the Border Security Force (BSF) headquarters in Srinagar, resulting in the killing of three militants and a BSF soldier, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti held an hour-long discussion on Wednesday with Governor N N Vohra to brief him about various important matters relating to the affairs of the state.
The Governor advised the Chief Minister to see that the heads of all the security forces held an urgent meeting for a time-bound security audit of all sensitive/important security forces establishments in J&K. The Governor observed that he had spoken on these lines with Director General of Police SP Vaid immediately after he was informed of the Fidayeen attack.
The Governor and the Chief Minister discussed various other matters including the need for heads of departments and administrative secretaries putting in added effort and enforcing stringent control to ensure implementation of all development and welfare programmes within the envisaged time frames. Besides the need for firming up the work programme at least for the next six months, including elections to rural and urban local self-governing bodies, the Governor reiterated the importance of close, day-to-day attention to ensure efficient delivery of public services and severe punishments to those involved in corrupt practices.
The Governor and the Chief Minister also discussed matters relating to the cleaning up of the Dal Lake and certain political issues relating to the state.