The security grid should be further strengthened to ensure zero fear of terrorists and separatists, Amit Shah said

The terror eco-system comprising elements that aid, abet and sustain the terrorist-separatist campaign in Jammu & Kashmir requires to be completely dismantled, Union Home Minister Amit Shah said on Wednesday.

Appreciating the efforts of the security agencies and administration of the Union Territory of Jammu & Kashmir for keeping the streets free from violence, Shah directed security forces and the police to pro-actively conduct coordinated counter-terrorism operations.

Chairing a review meeting in Srinagar on the security situation in Jammu & Kashmir, he also said that the security grid should be further strengthened to ensure zero fear of terrorists and separatists, the Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) said.

Shah reviewed the working of the security grid and progress made on various items of the security agenda in previous meetings to reduce the incidents of terrorism and stranglehold of the separatist networks over the system, the MHA added.

The Union Home Minister exhorted the security forces and the police to continue with the coordinated efforts through meticulous and well-planned counter-terrorism operations to wipe out terrorism, the MHA said.

"Chaired a meeting to review the security situation of J&K in Srinagar.

People of J&K is witnessing a new era of peace, progress and prosperity under the leadership of PM @narendramodi Ji.

I applaud the relentless & coordinated efforts of our security forces to curb terrorism," Shah tweeted after the meeting.

Union Home Minister Shah also issued the following directions during the review meeting:

  • Investigation into the cases registered under the UAPA were also reviewed and it was stressed that should be timely and effective.

  • The agencies concerned should work on improving capacities for ensuring quality investigation.

Jammu & Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha, and other senior officials of the Government of India, including the Army, CAPF, J&K Police and Jammu & Kashmir Government attended the meeting.