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Chidambaram to chair Unified Command meet in Jammu on Feb 17

Seeking to fast track the return of Kashmiris who had crossed into Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir, Union Home Minister P Chidambaram is scheduled to chair a high-evel meeting in Jammu on February 17 to review the security situation and discuss amnesty policy.

india Updated: Feb 13, 2010 19:18 IST

Seeking to fast track the return of Kashmiris who had crossed into Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir, Union Home Minister P Chidambaram is scheduled to chair a high-evel meeting in Jammu on February 17 to review the security situation and discuss amnesty policy.

Chidambaram would be visiting Jammu on February 17 to review the security situation, plans of modernisation of the police force and surrender policy, senior police officials told PTI.

The Unified Command's meeting would discuss contours of the "cross-border surrender policy" afte taking into consideration the militants in PoK camps, latest intelligence inputs, screening setup and modalities of surrender.

Police and other security agencies have geared up to prepare data and other details concerning security, modernisation and data band of militants across the border under the "cross-border" surrender policy.

The Centre has already said it was ready to "welcome" Kashmiris who had gone to Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) if they were ready to return after giving up militancy.

"The idea that any Indian who had crossed over to PoK and wishes to return India is certainly welcome," Chidambaram told reporters on February 11.