During his visit, the Minister will also meet Governor N.N. Vohra and Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti.
As many as 24 delegations, mostly related with trade and tourism activities, called upon the Home Minister on the first day of his visit.
Majority blamed the electronic media for what they called negative propaganda about Kashmir and urged Rajnath to regulate them.#Rajnath also had a one-to-one meeting with chief minister Mehbooba Mufti, who urged the central leader to reach out to all sections of the society in keeping with the Agenda of Alliance (AoA) between the BJP and her Peoples Democratic Party.
The home minister complimented the security forces for their successes against militants in the state over the past few months, and urged them to maintain their guard, he said.
During the four day visit to Jammu and Kashmir Home Minister Rajnath Singh while addressing CRPF personnel and Jammu and Kashmir police on Sunday in Anantnag said that he has bullet proof vehicles at police stations in the state. He said it will create jobs for the people of J&K.
During the meeting, the two leaders took a detailed review of the projects taken up under Rs 80000 crore PMDP in the State.
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Rajnath also talked about various important topics such as providing helicopters to CRPF in Jammu and Kashmir.
Those scheduled to meet them include delegations of the Bar Assocaition, Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Pahari speaking people, Dogri Sanstha, ex-servicemen, leaders of scheduled castes, scheduled tribes and other backward classes, apart from minority communities, displaced persons from West Pakistan and Paksitan occupied Kashmir among others.
They are also expected to meet the delegations of farmers, Gujjars, Paharis, schedule caste and schedule tribe, the spokesperson said.
The militants also fired on a security forces party at Burbugh village in Imam Sahib, Shopian in south Kashmir this evening. "We are proud of the police personnel".
Singh was briefed about the prevailing situation in the Valley, an official said.