Ahead of PBD, security reviewed in Hyderabad
In the wake of terrorist strike in Bangalore, the Union Home Ministry reviewed the security arrangements in Hyderabad.india Updated: Jan 05, 2006 01:59 IST
In the wake of terrorist strike in Bangalore, the Union Home Ministry on Wednesday reviewed the security arrangements in Hyderabad which will host the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas and plenary session of All India Congress Committee (AICC) later this month.
Am official spokesman said a meeting chaired by Union Home Secretary VK Duggal and attended by top Central para-military chiefs took stock of the security situation in the state.
It was decided to ensure foolproof security arrangements for these two events and the Centre assured representatives of the state all necessary assistance, the spokesman said.
The meeting was called amidst intelligence inputs that Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) has a presence in the state and the alleged mastermind of the Bangalore attack was also picked up from Andhra Pradesh.
Today's meeting was attended among others by Special Secretary (Internal Security) Ashish Mitra, Director General of CRPF, CISF and Director General of Andhra Pradesh police besides senior intelligence officials.
First Published: Jan 04, 2006 20:35 IST