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Multi-tier security in Jammu for PM's visit tomorrow

Press Trust of India  |  Jammu 

A multi-tier security arrangement is in place in the city for Modi's visit tomorrow.

During his visit here, Modi will participate in the sixth convocation ceremony of the Sher-e-Kashmir and Technology (SKUAST), lay foundation of the ring road and inaugurate the Tarakote Marg, the alternative link road to the cave

IGP Jammu zone, S D told reporters here today that a multi-tier security arrangement was in place for the prime minister's visit and all necessary measures had been taken.

Asked if there was a security concern in view of reports of five suspected militants having infiltrated from across the International Border in district, he said it was a concern and they had searched the entire area and would deal with it.

The security forces had been on put on alert in Jammu and checking and frisking were being done at various entry and exit points, he sid.

The Zorawar Singh and the SKUAST auditoriums, where the PM would be presiding over the functions, had been made out of bounds and multi-tier security in and around the areas was in place under the command of the SPG, he said.

The would also inaugurate a hydro project and participate in the 100th birth tomorrow.

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First Published: Fri, May 18 2018. 19:50 IST