Rajnath to visit Kashmir, review security for Amarnath Yatra

New Delhi: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh will be on a two-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir from Thursday to review arrangements for the annual Amarnath Yatra.

“During his visit, Rajnath Singh will meet Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti. He will review security arrangements for Amarnath Yatra,” a statement from the ministry said.

The Home Minister will also hold meetings with various delegations during the visit.

A day before Rajnath Singh begins his visit to assess the possibility of extending the ceasefire, Mehbooba Mufti blamed militants for trying to sabotage the truce announced by the Centre during the Muslim month of Ramadan.