JAMMU: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti Tuesday stressed upon government forces to adopt a “more humane approach” and exercise “maximum restraint” while dealing with situation.
Mehbooba was chairing a meeting of Unified Headquarters which took a review of the overall security scenario in the state including the situation obtaining in the areas along the borders, an official statement issued here said.
Deputy Chief Minister, Nirmal Singh was also present in the meeting.
Mehbooba advised the forces to exercise maximum restraint and strictly ensure safety and security of people and their properties.
She said the need of the hour is to engage meaningfully with the people, particularly youth, so that they are able to contribute to the society and its welfare. She stressed on increased community policing activities and enhanced outreach by the administration.
The meeting was also attended by Chief Secretary, B B Vyas; GoC in C, Northern Command, Lt Gen Devraj Anbu; Principal Secretary, Home, R K, Goyal; GoCs of 9thCorps, Lt Gen Y V K Menon; GoC of 14th Corps, Lt Gen S K Upadhaya; GoC of 15thCorps, Lt Gen J S Sandhu; GoC of 16th Corps, Lt Gen Saranjeet Singh; Director General of Police, S P Vaid; Principal Secretary to Chief Minister, Rohit Kansal; ADsGP, A G Mir and Muneer Ahmad Khan; ADGP, CRPF; Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan; Inspectors General of BSF and CRPF, Jammu & Kashmir Frontiers and other senior officers.