The home minister will begin his tour of the Union Territory by laying wreaths on the statue of BJP ideologue and Bhartiya Jana Sangha founder Syama Prasad Mookerjee in Jammu on Friday morning.
After that, Shah will lay the foundation stone of the Central Forensic Sciences Laboratory at Samba. He will also inaugurate and lay foundation stones of various development schemes in the city, sources said.
In the afternoon, the Union home minister will travel to Srinagar where he will attend a function at Raj Bhavan for the inauguration and laying foundation stones of various development projects, they said.
Later, he will attend the ‘Vitasta’ festival organised by the Union Ministry of Culture in the city.
On Saturday, the home minister will lay the foundation stone of the ‘Validan Stambh’ in Srinagar before returning to the national capital.