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Amid Indo-Pak tensions, Home minister Rajnath Singh visits Barmer, reviews security situation on border

Amid Rising Tension In Indo-Pak Ties, Union Minister Rajnath Singh Will Assess Security Arrangements On The Border In Barmer District Of Rajasthan.

PTI | Updated on: 08 Oct 2016, 03:56:43 PM
Home Minister Rajnath Singh reviews security situation in Barmer


Amid rising tension in Indo-Pak ties, Union Minister Rajnath Singh will assess security arrangements on the border in Barmer district of Rajasthan.

Singh along with Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju today arrived at Barmer from Jaisalmer, accompanied by Border Security Force (BSF) officials, sources said.

The Home Minister yesterday chaired a meeting in Jaisalmer with the home ministers and senior officials of four states that border Pakistan.

The meeting was attended by Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje, Deputy Chief Minister of Punjab Sukhbir Singh Badal, Gujarat’s Minister of State for Home Pradeepsinh Jadeja and Jammu and Kashmir Chief Secretary Brij Raj Sharma.

The security arrangements are being reviewed on the border in the wake of tension between India and Pakistan after surgical strike by army on terror camps across the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir.

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First Published : 08 Oct 2016, 03:48:00 PM