Pre-Emptive Measures Essential for Election Safety: ADGP Kumar Tells Officers

IGP vijay kumar

SRINAGAR: As the upcoming elections draw near, the Additional Director General of Police (ADGP) for Law and Order JK, who is also State Police Nodal officer (SPNO) for parliament election 2024, called for pre-emptive measures to mitigate any risks that may arise during the electoral process.

He chaired a crucial high-level meeting on Thursday at Police Control Room (PCR) to assess and enhance the preparedness for the electoral process. The meeting focused on various aspects crucial for ensuring the smooth conduct of elections in Jammu & Kashmir.

A police spokesperson said the meeting was virtually attended by ADGP Jammu alongwith the IG CRPF Jammu and other senior officers of BSF/CRPF/SSB and physically attended by IG CRPF SOS Ajay Yadav, IG BSF Ashok Yadav, IG CRPF KOS G Verma, IGP Kashmir Zone  V k Birdi, DIG CKR Srinagar, DIG SKR Anantnag, DIG SSB Kashmir, DIG CRPF North Srinagar, SSP PCR Kashmir, Staff Officer to IGP Kashmir and other officers.

“Key discussions during the meeting revolved around bolstering security arrangements, particularly emphasizing on-site security measures and conduction of smooth polls. Plans for preparing safe routes for the movement of electoral personnel and facilitating the security personnel deployed for election duties were meticulously deliberated upon to ensure their safety and efficiency throughout the electoral process,” he said.

Furthermore, he said, the meeting emphasized the paramount importance of securing the strong room where the ballots will be stored, highlighting the need for robust measures to safeguard the integrity of the electoral process.


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