By: Musaib Iqbal MK
According to the media reports appearing today, there is likelihood that Union Home Minister Amit Shah will visit Jammu and Kashmir later in the month of October.
His visit would be the part of a mega outreach of central ministers to Jammu and Kashmir after Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that over seventy ministers are going to visit and review the progress of work here.
According to the PTI and other news agencies Amit Shah will visit both regions of the Union Territory — Kashmir and Jammu — and the tour may take place from October 23 to 25.
The home minister is likely to visit Jammu and Kashmir this month as part of the government”s mega outreach programme under which 70 Union ministers are visiting the UT, an official from the ministry said.
During his trip, Shah will visit remote areas of the Kashmir Valley and the Jammu region, and take stock of various development initiatives.
The home minister also may attend a high-level law and order meeting with senior officials of the UT administration, the police, the paramilitary and the army, another official said.
A number of central ministers have already visited the UT while tours of several others are in the pipeline.
With PTI inputs