Rajntah Singh visits Kupwara, announces raising of 5 IR battalions

Rajntah Singh visits Kupwara, announces raising of 5 IR battalions
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Srinagar: Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday announced that decision on extension in ceasefire would be taken after proper consultations with the public representatives of Jammu and Kashmir.

Talking to reporters after meeting public delegations in frontier district Kupwara, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said “delegations have put their demands. Government at New Delhi has taken some measures and further steps would also be taken for the welfare of border population.”

“Five IR Battalions will be raised and sixty percent of the vacancies for these IR battalions will be reserved for the people of border areas,” Rajnath announced.