Rajnath reviews security situation in country ahead of Manipur polls

The security situation in Manipur and Jammu and Kashmir besides the hinterland was thoroughly discussed during the meet.

Published: 03rd March 2017 08:58 PM  |   Last Updated: 03rd March 2017 08:58 PM   |  A+A-

Union Home minister Rajnath Singh (File | PTI)

By Express News Service

NEW DELHI: A day ahead of the polls in violence-hit Manipur and inputs suggesting a violent summer in Jammu and Kashmir, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday reviewed the security situation in the country with top brass of the intelligence and security agencies.
 
The review meeting chaired by Singh was attended by National Security Adviser Ajit Doval, Union Home Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi, Director of Intelligence Bureau Rajiv Jain and other senior officials who briefed the minister about the current security scenario in the country and the measures taken for thwarting the challenges, official sources said.
           
The security situation in Manipur and Jammu and Kashmir besides the hinterland was thoroughly discussed during the meet, the sources further said.
 
Singh was busy with the Assembly poll campaign in Uttar Pradesh for the last one month. He had attended his North Block office nearly three weeks ago.

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