Centre has decided to move over 10000 troops of the paramilitary forces to Jammu and Kashmir to strengthen the anti-terrorist operations.
The decision to send the troops came after National Security Advisor Ajit Doval returned from two-day visit to Kashmir valley.
As said by Director General of Jammu and Kashmir police Dilbag Singh they have already requisitioned for these troops for deployment in north Kashmir.
According to an order issued by the Home Ministry, the additional forces are being deployed to strengthen “counter-insurgent grid” as well as maintaining law and order in Kashmir.
Troops are being airlifted from various parts of the country to the state.
Already the state has a deployment of over 40,000 paramilitary personnel.
Around 100 companies of central paramilitary forces were airlifted and deployed in the valley in the month of February.