Jammu: Union Home Minister P Chidambaram will chair a high-level security review meeting here on Tuesday to discuss the preparedness of Jammu and Kashmir police and paramilitary forces ahead of the summer. Revocation of AFSPA, force reduction, report of Centre's interlocutors on Kashmir and surrender policy of the state government of bringing back the misguided youths from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir will be the main subjects of discussion.

Security has been beefed up in and around cave shrine of Vaishnodevi and in Jammu for Chidambaram's visit, officials said. Chidambaram, who arrived here on Tuesday morning and will fly to Sanjichat based helipad for paying obeisance at the Mata Vaishnodevi shrine.

After return from Vaishnodevi, Chidambaran, along with Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, will chair a security review meeting to take stock of the situation which will deliberate upon the inputs of intelligence agencies about infiltration and secessionist movements. Later he will hold meeting with Congress leadership of Jammu and Kashmir headed by JKPCC chief Saif-uddin Soz.

Talking on Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) and reduction in forces, J&K Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said these issues will be discussed during the visit of Chidambaram to Jammu.

"Yes, definitely, AFSPA would be talked. The ongoing issues with the Government of India, particularly force reduction would be discussed", Omar said.

Meanwhile, DGP Kuldeep Khoda had recently said "this year militancy-related incidents have decreased--in the first three months of 2012, 26 militancy-related incidents took place as compared to 48 incidents last year, showing a 45 percent overall decline".

As far as parameters of militancy is concerned during the current year, civilian killings have decreased by 50 percent and there was no killing of security force or police personnel this year as compared to last year's figure of three jawans, the DGP said.

Referring to the cross-border infiltration, he said "there is no report with us of successful infiltration.

(JPN/Agencies)