After Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad today MoS PMO Dr Jitendra Singh visited the border areas in RS Pura sector and took stock of the situation.
If the previous visits of two alliance leaders generated lot of heat Dr Singhs visit to the border areas created lot of buzz especially after he made certain statements.
Speaking with media persons in RS Pura sector during his visit to the area to take stock of the arrnagements made for the displaced people Dr Singh said the overall morale of the BSF jawans is very high and they are motivated as they have been given free hand to appropriately handle the situation when targeted by the Pak rangers.
When asked about the absence of state govt machinery as alleged by the border residents Dr Singh said though it is not the right time to make political statements but it is a fact the three BJP legislators Ashwani Sharma, Prof Garu Ram and Sham Choudhary have made adequate arrangements for the displaced people on their own and there is no need for the state govt to worry. Dr Singh also interacted with the border residents and assured them all possible help.
He also interacted with the senior BSF officers during his visit to the area and took stock of the prevailing border situation. Dr Singh also visited some of the worst affected border areas in RS Pura and gathered first hand feedback.