Amidst threats from various terrorist groups, National Security Advisor Ajit Doval reached Srinagar yesterday on his second visit to Kashmir after the revocation of Jammu & Kashmir’s special status under Art 370.
Official sources said that during his stay, Doval will review the security situation in the hinterland and along the LoC besides taking stock of development-related activities in J&K.
Mr Doval had camped for 11 days in Kashmir during his 1st visit to the state. Meanwhile, most of the areas remain restriction free in Kashmir Valley with no untoward incident reported from any part of the Valley so far. Officials said that restrictions remained lifted in 92 police station areas in Valley.
The movement of people and other transport in Srinagar city and other areas in Kashmir Valley was witnessed. Cabs, ambulances, hospital vehicles and three-wheelers were seen plying on city and inter-district roads.
The attendance recorded in government offices, banks, etc was described satisfactory by the officials. Vendors are seen selling fruits, vegetables and other merchandise in various areas of the city and outskirts.