Amit Shah, who is on his first visit to Jammu and Kashmir as Home Minister, visited the family of apolice officer who was killed in a terror attack in the Valley earlier this month. Mr Shah is in Jammu and Kashmir to review the security situation and developmental activities in the state.

Mr Shah met five-year-old Ubaan Khan and other family members of inspector Arshad Ahmed Khan who was killed in a terror attack in south Kashmir’s Anantnag on June 12, at their home in Srinagar. A photo of a senior police officer breaking down while carrying the child during his father’s wreath-laying ceremony was widely shared on social media, capturing the hearts of thousands online.

“His sacrifice for the security of our nation has saved many lives. Entire nation is proud of Arshad Khan’s valour & courage,” Amit Shah wrote on Twitter, along with his pictures with the family.