Sonia to get 3-tier security during Jammu and Kashmir visit

April 11th, 2008 - 3:19 pm ICT by admin  

Sonia Gandhi

Srinagar, Apr 11 (ANI): Congress President Sonia Gandhis day-long visit to Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday has been secured by putting 3-tier security in place.

Gandhi will visit the biggest Kashmiri migrant camp in Purkhoo area and address a gathering of migrants, official sources said.

The CRPF personnel and state police have been deployed in and around the parade ground, sources said.

She is also expected to visit the Jagti migrant township in Nagrota, which is still under construction.

These venues have been sanitised by bomb disposal squads and Special Protection Group (SPG) personnel, sources added.

Congress secretary and in charge of Jammu and Kashmir affairs, Sanjay Bopanna, visited the Parade Ground to check the arrangements.

This is Gandhi’s second visit to Jammu and Kashmir in the past fortnight. She last visited the State on March 22 to inaugurate the Indira Gandhi Memorial Tulip Garden in Srinagar. (ANI)

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