On the second day of his visit to Jammu and Kashmir, Union Home Minister Amit Shah along with Governor Satya Pal Malik held a review meeting over security and law and order situation in the state.

Shah and Malik also met the village heads in Srinagar, following which, they also met the representatives of Gujjar and Bakarwal communities.

Beginning the day, Amit Shah visited the family of slain policeman Arshad Khan in the Srinagar district and offered condolences to the bereaved family.

SHO Anantnag, Arshad Khan had lost his life in a terror attack on June 12.

Amit Shah on Wednesday arrived on his maiden two-day visit to Srinagar to review the security arrangements for the smooth conduct of the upcoming Amarnath pilgrimage.

This is Shah’s first visit to the state after being assigned the highly sensitive Home portfolio.

Immediately after reaching Srinagar, Shah reviewed the security arrangements for the smooth conduct of the upcoming 46-days long Amarnath pilgrimage that will begin on 1 July in South Kashmir.

Shah also reviewed the overall security scenario in Jammu and Kashmir. Governor Satya Pal Malik and top brass of the Army, Indian Air Force, BSF, CRPF, ITBP, SSB and central and state intelligence agencies were present in the meeting.

Shah also reviewed the counterinsurgency measures taken by the security forces to plug infiltration of Pakistan backed terrorists.

On his arrival, Amit Shah was received at the airport by Governor Malik and senior officers of the state government.