JAMMU, NOV 9: A delegation of Central Government Officers led by Gyanesh Kumar, Additional Secretary, Union Ministry of Home Affairs (J&K) met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today. Manish Garg Joint Secretary, MHA accompanied the delegation.
Governor discussed with Kumar a range of issues relating to effective maintenance of law and order and internal security and the safeguarding of IB, LoC and LAC.
Gyanesh apprised Governor about the steps being taken to boost transmission signal of Doordarshan and Radio Kashmir in the State particularly in its remote and border areas.
Governor also discussed providing enhanced opportunities to the youth in the State for getting them involved in creative and other constructive activities and strengthening of education infrastructure in the State.
Meanwhile, a delegation from Kishtwar accompanied by MLAs Bali Bhagat and Sunil Sharma met Governor today. Vijay Kumar, Advisor to Governor was present on the occasion.
The delegation shared their safety and security concerns with Governor in the aftermath of killing of two political leaders in the Kishtwar town and put forth various suggestions to allay sense of fear among people. The delegation suggested installation of CCTvs, restoration of night patrolling, and strengthening of security grid in the town.
The members demanded security, government job and adequate monetary compensation to the next of the kin of those killed.
Governor assured the delegation that all possible steps will be taken to restore sense of security among the local population.