Formulate security deployment plan for upcoming urban bodies, Panchayat polls: DGP to police officers

Collective efforts of all forces in maintenance of peace commendable: DGP

Srinagar, Sep 25 (UNI) Commanding the collective efforts of all security forces in maintaining peace and order in the state, Director General of Police (DGP) Dilbagh Singh on Tuesday directed officers to formulate deployment plans keeping in view security of all those involved in the process of panchayat and Urban Local Bodies (UBL) elections.

Mr Singh, alongwith Inspector General of CRPF, Kashmir, Zulfikar Hassan and IGP, Kashmir S P Pani today visited Pulwama, Shoppian, Anantnag and Awantipora in south Kashmir, which has witnessed a surge in the violence during the past over one year.

He chaired joint review meetings at all the district headquarters to take stock of the security scenario and also interacted with the officers and jawans during his visit to these districts, a police spokesman said here this evening.

Addressing the joint review meetings, the DGP commended the collective efforts of J&K police and other security forces for maintaining peace and order in the state.

With regard to the forthcoming local governance elections, the DGP directed the officers to formulate deployment plans keeping in view security of all those involved in the process of elections and sensitivity of the area.

Mr Singh impressed upon the officers to work with full professionalism to ensure peaceful election. All the field officers, including Commandants of CRPF battalions stationed in these districts briefed the DGP about the ground situation in their respective areas. The DGP heard their suggestions patiently and took note of the briefing of all officers. He assured that the needs and requirements of these formations would be addressed to.

While interacting with Police and CRPF jawans DGP J&K Shri Dilbag Singh said that spirit and commitment towards service of the nation as shown by the police and other security forces on ground will foil the sinister designs of the elements disrupting peace in the state.

‘All ranks of the forces on anti-terrorism front are exhibiting courage which makes us proud’. He advised the jawans to work with dedication for welfare of the people. He also assured that grievances of the personnel will be redressed promptly.

Paying tributes to the martyred police and security force personnel DGP said that loss of personnel has grieved us and the department is with the bereaved families. Although the ex-gratia cannot fill up the human loss, yet it provides succour to the families of martyrs so that they could live a respectable life in absence of their near and dear ones.


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