Watch: On The Ground In Kashmir Valley, NSA Ajit Doval Shares Meal With Locals And Briefs Indian Army Troops NSA Ajit Doval interacting with Indian Army troops (Pic via Twitter)

National Security Advisor Ajit Doval, who has been in the Kashmir Valley after the Centre announced its decision to revoke Jammu & Kashmir’s (J&K’s) special status by doing away with Articles 370 and 35A, was today seen interacting with local residents of Shopian during a meal, and also giving a briefing to soldiers from the Indian Army.

Shopian is a district in the southern part of the Valley, which is known to be a militancy hotbed.

Here is Doval eating lunch with local residents:

In the video below, he talks to Indian Army soldiers about the importance of a capable military which has a high morale:

As the central government had made large-scale preparations to ensure order and tranquility in the Valley prior to its decision to revoke special status, the region has largely avoided any major flare-ups, and normalcy seems to be slowly returning as people begin to go back to their daily business.

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