During his visit, Narayanan will discuss the situation in Jammu region with State Governor NN Vohra, where the Shri Amarnath Yatra Sangarsh Samiti (SAYSS) extended the ongoing shutdown till Monday, Aug 25. He is also scheduled to hold talks with authorities from civilian and security agencies.
After an on-the-spot assessment of the situation, Narayanan will submit a detailed report to Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh.
Narayanan will head the three-member team, including Union Home Secretary Madhukar Gupta and Defence Secretary Vijay Singh.
On Tuesday, Aug 19 SAYSS decided to accept the invitation of the four-member committee formed by Vohra to hold talks with the Samiti over the crisis in the state.
Earlier this month, wide scale protests over the Amarnath land issue led to violence and a riot like situation in the state. The protests have also led to tensions between India and Pakistan.