Amid rising tension in Indo-Pak ties, Union Minister Rajnath Singh will assess security arrangements on the border in Barmer district of Rajasthan. Singh along with Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju on Saturday arrived at Barmer from Jaisalmer, accompanied by Border Security Force (BSF) officials, sources said. The Home Minister on Friday chaired a meeting in Jaisalmer with the home ministers and senior officials of four states that border Pakistan.
The meeting was attended by Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje, Deputy Chief Minister of Punjab Sukhbir Singh Badal, Gujarat’s Minister of State for Home Pradeepsinh Jadeja and Jammu and Kashmir Chief Secretary Brij Raj Sharma. The security arrangements are being reviewed on the border in the wake of tension between India and Pakistan after surgical strike by army on terror camps across the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir.