Amid tight security cover, Union Home Minister Amit Shah arrived in Jammu on Friday.

He was received by LG Manoj Sinha, senior officials from administration, police at the technical airport Jammu.

“Security arrangements have been put in place to ensure smooth arrival of the Home Minister,” sources said, adding that “A high alert has been sounded on highways, Rajouri district and also in parts of Jammu. All security agencies have been put on high alert.”

“The Home Minister will meet members of all three families who have lost their family members in January 1 attack in Dhangri,” a source privy to Home Minister’s itinerary, said.

Sources said that Home Minister may likely announce some security measures that include further strengthening of Village Defence Committees (VDCs) in Rajouri district as demanded by the locals there in the wake of 1 January attack in which seven civilians including two minors lost their lives.