Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday took stock of country’s internal security situation, continuing the tradition of regularly getting first-hand information from top security officials, including National Security Adviser Ajit Doval, officials said. Also Read - From PM Modi to Amit Shah: Top Leaders Who Received Jabs On Day 1 of Stage II COVID Vaccine Drive
Shah was given a detailed briefing on the prevailing security situation in the country by Doval, Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba, Intelligence Bureau chief Rajiv Jain, besides others. Also Read - Prove Corruption Charges or Face Criminal Defamation Suit, Narayanasamy Hits Back at Amit Shah
Apart from the hinterland, the home minister was apprised of on the situation in Jammu and Kashmir, particularly in border areas, an official said. Also Read - Police Denies Permission To JP Nadda's 'Poriborton Yatra' in Bengal' Barrackpore, BJP Says Will Move Court
Holding a security review meeting regularly by the home minister has been a tradition since long and such a deliberation gives an overall impression on the latest internal security situation of the country.
While the secretary of the Research and Analysis Wing (R&AW), who also attends this meeting, gives an overview on India’s neighbourhood, the director of the Intelligence Bureau briefs on internal intelligence inputs, the official said.
Getting first-hand information from top security brass is helpful for the home minister to articulate views and take policy decision, another official said.