Advisor reviews border situation with top BSF, Police officers

Advisor to Governor, K. Vijay Kumar interacting with top BSF officers at a border post in Samba Sector on Monday.
Advisor to Governor, K. Vijay Kumar interacting with top BSF officers at a border post in Samba Sector on Monday.

Excelsior Correspondent
JAMMU, Oct 29: Advisor to J&K Governor, K Vijay Kumar paid visit to BSF Frontier Headquarters Ploura in Jammu and also some forward posts along the International Border in Samba and Kathua sectors today and reviewed the border security situation and operational preparedness of the border guarding forces.
At the BSF Headquarters, the Advisor was welcomed by ADG BSF Western Command, Kamal Nayan Choubey and IG BSF Jammu Frontier, Ram Awtar.
On the occasion, IG BSF gave a detailed briefing about its functioning and the various measures being undertaken by BSF to further strengthen the border domination grid.
The Advisor stressed on the importance of synergy between all the security agencies working in the region and with the civil administration as well. He asked BSF to prioritize the issues of concern/proposals to be taken up with the Civil Administration and assured of speedy action on part of State Government.
IGP Jammu, SD Singh Jamwal and SSP Jammu, Vivek Gupta were also present on the occasion. They also shared inputs with regard to the activities of Border Sub Divisional Police wing in Jammu, Samba and Kathua.
Later, K Vijay Kumar visited various border posts (BOPs) including Londi (Tapan) and Katao as well as Tarnah and Bein Nallahs to see the border domination on ground. During the, he was highly impressed by the job being done by BSF and appreciated for their efforts in maintaining and guarding the borders.
The Advisor also held interaction with BSF officers and jawans deployed in field and appreciated the enthusiasm and spirit displayed by border men while maintaining the sanctity of the International Border and in instilling a sense of security among the border residents. He further expressed that the Government recognizes BSF’s unparalleled contribution towards National security and is always eager to address its concerns.
Brigade Commander Samba and some senior Army officers also shared their assessment with him at certain BOPs.  ADG BSF Western Command revealed that BSF has hardly left any scope for any infiltration as could be seen on ground.