DGP asks officers to work with professionalism to ensure peaceful election

DGP Dilbagh Singh and police personnel posing for group photograph.
DGP Dilbagh Singh and police personnel posing for group photograph.

Excelsior Correspondent

SRINAGAR, Sept 25: Director General of Police (DGP) Dilbag Singh today asked the officers to work with full professionalism to ensure peaceful conduct of forthcoming election.
He said, this while taking stock of the security scenario in South Kashmir’s Pulwama, Shopian, Anantnag and Awantipora districts. He was accompanied by IGP CRPF Kashmir Zulfikar Hassan and IGP Kashmir SP Pani. DGP also interacted with the officers and jawans during his visit to these districts.
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.
All the field officers including Commandants of CRPF battalions stationed in these districts briefed the DGP about the ground situation in their respective areas.
DGP listened to 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.
While interacting with police and CRPF jawans, DGP 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 succor to the families of martyrs so that they could live a respectable life in absence of their near and dear ones.
The joint security review meetings were attended by IGP (Ops) CRPF Zulifikar Hassan, IGP Kashmir SP Pani, DIG (SKR) Amit Kumar, concerned district SSPs and Commandants of the CRPF.
The district SSPs and Commandants briefed the DGP regarding the measures taken for the smooth conduct of the elections and also for tackling the militancy in their respective districts.