Union HM Rajnath Singh reviews security with border states

NEW DELHI(PTI): Amid rising tension in Indo-Pak ties, Union Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday reviewed the security situation with Home Ministers and senior officials of four states that border Pakistan.

Singh chaired the meeting 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, an official said.

Senior BSF officials were present at the meeting here which reviewed security arrangements 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.

The Union Home Minister will also tour border areas of Rajasthan and visit outposts to assess the situation along the Indo-Pak border.

Elaborate security arrangements have been made, Barmer Collector Matadeen Sharma said.