DGP tours Srinagar city, reviews measures to fight Covid

DGP Dilbag Singh interacting with police personnel during tour of Srinagar city.
DGP Dilbag Singh interacting with police personnel during tour of Srinagar city.

Excelsior Correspondent

SRINAGAR, May 12: Director General of Police (DGP) Dilbag Singh today had a detailed tour of Srinagar city and reviewed the measures in place for the 2nd wave of COVID-19. He also reviewed security and deployment arrangements on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr.
The DGP was accompanied by DIG CKR, Amit Kumar, SSP Srinagar, Sandeep Choudhary, SP  PC (Cargo), Tahir Ashraf, SP Headquarters Srinagar Majid Malik and all Zonal SSP of Srinagar City.
During the tour, the DGP visited Khanyar, Nowhata, Zakoora, Pandach, 90 feet, Soura, Zonimar, Eidgah, Safakadal, Karanagar, Batamaloo, Hari Singh High Street, Rajbagh and Jawahar Nagar.
DGP interacted with the J&K Police personnel and personnel of other security forces deployed at various naka points of the City. He said that lockdown is being enforced to safeguard the lives of the people. He directed the officers that doctors, paramedical staff and other essential services providers should not be face any inconvenience during the lockdown during the course of their travel to places of work or service delivery points.
Singh directed them to ensure people friendly atmosphere amidst the EID festival while maintaining peace and order and added to ensure that health protocols are being followed by everyone as per the government guidelines. DGP further directed the officers to take due care of the jawans deployed on Naka and other duties. He said that good coordination with other security forces on ground is to be maintained for achieving desired outputs.
The senior officers briefed the DGP regarding the measures in place for enforcing Government directives being issued time to time with regard to the COVID-19. He was also apprised regarding the security measures and deployments on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr.