Sonia arrives in Jammu amid tight security
Amid tight security arrangements, UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi today arrived here on a day-long visit.india Updated: May 29, 2010 13:58 IST
Amid tight security arrangements, UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi today arrived here on a day-long visit.
Gandhi was received at the airport by state Chief Minister Omar Abdullah and Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee Chief Saif-uddin-Soz.
She is accompanied by Union Minister for Health and Medical Education Gulam Nabi Azad and AICC General Secretary Incharge of Jammu and Kashmir Prathvi Raj Chouhan.
In view of her visit to Jammu city, multi-tier security has been thrown in and around GDCT complex which will be inaugurated by her, police officials said.
Special Protection Group is guarding the venue along with CRPF and police.
The venue has been sealed for civilian movement and traffic would be off on the road networks, including byepass during her visit.
Gandhi will inaugurate a newly built Gurjar Desh Charitable Trust (GDCT) complex and is also expected to meet Congress leaders and get a briefing from them on the organisational matters in the state.
First Published: May 29, 2010 13:56 IST