Rajnath leads meet on J&K, Maoists

Photo of the Home Minister Rajnath Singh.

New Delhi: Home Minister Rajnath Singh today led a high-level meeting to discuss Jammu and Kashmir and the critical situation following the killing of 25 CRPF jawans by Naxal encounter in Chhattisgarh.




The meeting was attended among others by Home Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi, Intelligence Bureau chief Rajiv Jain, RAW chief Anil Dhasmana and Central Reserve Police Force chief Rajiv Rai Bhatnagar.

Informed sources said the meeting discussed the fresh trouble in Jammu and Kashmir, where a spike in stone-pelting incidents by students has caused a law and order problem.




The meeting comes days after Rajnath Singh reviewed the status of 2015 developmental package announced for Jammu and Kashmir by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and directed its expeditious implementation.

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Security in areas of Maoist influence was also discussed, the sources said.

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