New Delhi, October 21 : The Indian government has decided to move extra forces to Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir amid rising number of civilian killings and encounters.
According to Indian media, an official communication will be released soon to send about 25 companies of Indian troops to Jammu and Kashmir.
Indian media quoting official sources confirmed that in a high-level meeting, the decision was taken in view of the current situation in Jammu and Kashmir. “Almost two dozen CRPF companies will be moving to Jammu and Kashmir from different parts of the country in view of the current situation. Soon, an official communication will be released to move these troops,” sources in the government told media.
Sources also said that arrangements for the accommodation, transportation etc have already begun. The process of informing companies who will be going to J&K has also started.
“The step was decided in a high-level meeting. Arrangements will be made soon and after that, an official communication will be released in a few days,” the official claimed as reported by South Asian Wire.
DG CRPF Kuldiep Singh is already in Jammu and Kashmir monitoring operations and the situation along with other top officials of the biggest paramilitary force.
It is expected that the DG would remain there till Indian Home Minister Amit Shah reaches occupied Kashmir for his visit from October 23-25.