Jammu CM Mehbooba met Rajnath Singh to discuss Kashmir situation

Vastavam web: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Muftioon Saturday met Home Minister Rajnath Singh to discuss the law and order situation in the state and security to Amarnath pilgrims, officials saidDuring the meeting that lasted about half-an-hour, the chief minister apprised the home minister about the steps taken to maintain peace in the Kashmir Valley.Seven pilgrims were killed by militants in Anantnag district while returning from the Amarnath cave shrine on Monday

Security agencies engaged in anti-militancy operations in Jammu and Kashmir have been told to implement security plans with full vigour, officials said.So far, more than 1.86 lakh pilgrims have visited the high altitude Himalayan shrine.The number of paramilitary personnel deployed this year is 9,500 more than last yearFour districts of the northern state — Pulwama, Kulgam, Shopian and Anantnag have been on the boil since the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani in an encounter with security forces on July 8, 2016