JAMMU, Jan 28: Northern Army Commander Lt Gen Ranbir Singh visited the police headquarters here and interacted with the senior officers of the J&K Police Department.
The interaction was attended by ADGPs Dr B Srinivas, AK Choudhary, Deepak Kumar, SJM Gillani, Abdul Ghani Mir, Mohammad Sulaiman Salaria, Muneer Ahmad Khan, IGPs Dr SD Singh Jamwal, T Namgyal, Mukesh Singh, Danesh Rana, Garib Dass, Alok Kumar, DIGs Bhim Sen Tuti, Vivek Gupta, AIGs of PHQ Rayees Mohammad Bhat, Mubassir Latifi, Rajeshwar Singh, Dr Koushal Kumar and Manoj Pandith.
Lt Gen Singh, General Officer-Commanding-in-Chief, Northern Command, is retiring from service on January 31 and will be replaced by Lt Gen Y K Joshi. Lt Gen Joshi is currently serving as the Chief of Staff of the Northern Command which takes care of the overall security scenario along the border with Pakistan in Jammu and Kashmir as well as with China in Ladakh.
Speaking on the occasion the Lt Gen Singh said that the graph and trajectory of the performance of Jammu and Kashmir Police has been galloping upwards and reached new heights by the sheer professionalism and dedication in maintaining law and order and working on the anti militancy fronts by the police personnel.
“J&K Police personnel have always remained on forefront while dealing with the anti militancy activities and there exists great synergy and coordination with Army and CAPFs and counter insurgency grid is moving as a well oiled machine”, he added.
He said that J&K Police has a huge role in the maintenance of peace and eliminating terrorists from the Union Territory.
Singh wished good luck to the entire Police personnel in future as well. He also extended good wishes to the families of Police personnel.
Earlier, the Director General of Police (DGP) Dilbag Singh said that Lt Gen Ranbir Singh was a wonderful team leader and it was a privilege to work with him. He said that it was great working relationship and synergy between the forces under his command that resulted in huge success for all of us.
The DGP presented memento to the visiting officer and also extended his wishes to him and his family.