October 2000 News

Farooq calls Army commanders'' meeting

11 October 2000
The Times of India

Srinagar: Chief minister Farooq Abdullah has convened a meeting of Army commanders on October 22 to discuss the issue of border fencing in the Jammu region. He has also invited legislators of the border areas. Making the announcement in the assembly on Wednesday, Farooq said there was a feeling that the international border between Kathua and Palanwala should be fenced to check infiltration by militants. This was done successfully in Punjab to curb militancy, he said.


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