New Delhi: Jammu and Kashmir Governor N N Vohraon Friday met Home Minister Rajnath Singh and discussed with him the prevailing situation in the state where the GoI has suspended operations against militants during Ramzan, which started from May 17, officials said.
During the half-an-hour meeting, the governor briefed the home minister on the security situation in the state, particularly in Kashmir valley, which had seen a spurt in violence in recent months.
Vohra and Singh discussed the ongoing suspension of operations by security forces and its impact in the Kashmir valley and the initiatives taken by the GoI’s representative Dineshwar Sharma in holding talks with a wide cross section of society, an official said.
The situation along the border with Pakistan, which often witnesses infiltration attempts by militants and cross border firing, also came up for discussion.
The home minister is also expected to visit Jammu and Kashmir on June 7-8 and may meet a cross section of people during the trip, another official said.
Vohra’s second stint as governor will come to end on June 25.