Srinagar: National Security Advisor Ajit Doval, who is still in Srinagar after he flew in to the city following the withdrawal of special status to Jammu and Kashmir, on Monday interacted with the police and security personnel here, a government official privy to the development told news agency ANI.
Earlier, Doval had also carried out a recce of Srinagar to assess the situation on the ground on the day of Eid al-Adha.
Ajit Doval visited the most sensitive areas in downtown Srinagar such as Soura, Pampore, Lal chowk, Hazratbal and found out that Eid celebrations were going on peacefully in all areas, the official said.
Doval interacted with the security forces personnel and appreciated them for putting in long working hours to ensure law and order is maintained in the region. He also visited Budgam, Pulwama and Awantipora districts to assess the situation on the ground.
Security was beefed up as the Centre withdraw special status to the state.