Rajnath Singh visits J&K for 2 days to assess the security situation
16 June, 2022 | Riya Girdhar
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh is expected to arrive in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday for a two-day visit.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh is expected to arrive in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday for a two-day visit. He’ll assess the security situation. Army Chief General Manoj Pande will accompany him, as will other top Army officials.
“Singh will meet with top military brass to discuss the overall security scenario in J&K.” “Counter-insurgency and counter-infiltration operations will be discussed,” according to sources. On June 17, the Defence Minister will fly to Jammu before returning to New Delhi.
Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will visit the advanced areas of Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday. Singh will begin a two-day tour of the Union Territory, where he will meet with soldiers, according to news agency ANI.
On Friday, he will attend Maharaja Gulab Singh’s 200th anniversary ‘Rajyabhishek’ in Jammu.
As the first Maharaja of the Topa Rajput princely state, Gulab Singh established the Dogra dynasty in Jammu and Kashmir.
Topa Rajput was the second-largest princely state under British rule, formed to defeat the Sikh empire during the First Anglo-Sikh War.