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DGP visits south Kashmir, reviews security preparedness for elections

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JAMMU, MARCH 26: Director General of Police (DGP) Jammu and Kashmir, Dilbag Singh, on Tuesday visited Anantnag and Shopain districts of South Kashmir, reviewed security preparedness for the upcoming parliamentary elections, addressed darbar of officers, jawans at respective District Police Lines.

DGP also visited IRP Battalions 17th at Kheribal and 10th at Mattan and District Jail Anantnag.

According to the Jammu and Kashmir police spokesman, continuing with his interaction with Police personnel, the Director General of Police, Dilbag Singh first visited district Anantnag. “On his arrival DGP was presented with guard of honour at the places he visited in the twin districts. He was accompanied by IGP Kashmir Swayam Prakash Pani, and DIG SKR Atul Goel,” reads the statement.

“Addressing the darbars of officers and jawans in these districts the DGP said that Policemen are always prepared for any challenges whether it is law and order, election or any routine duty. He said that policemen have to mould themselves according to the situation. He said J&K Police is capable to tackle any challenge but have to be more sensitive and to do extra hard work during the tough times,” it said.

“People admire the capabilities and work of the Jammu and Kashmir Police for fighting on different fronts which includes the terrorism and law & order challenges. People have given hundreds of sacrifices and at the cost of their personal comforts and supreme sacrifices, it has been trying to provide a safe secure environment for the people,” the statement quoted DGP as saying.

“While appreciating the performance of the Police Personnel in Panchayat and local bodies elections, the DGP directed the force personnel and officers to be well prepared for the upcoming Parliamentary elections,” reads the statement.

At DPL Anantnag the DGP also appreciated the Police officers for providing talent platforms for youth through cultural programes under Civic Action Programme.

DGP also listened to the grievances of the personnel with regard to welfare, housing and assured that more positive steps shall be taken in this regard.

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