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Kashmir police chief calls for surveillance over anti-national elements

Chairs security review meeting in wake of upcoming festivals
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Srinagar: Inspector General of Police (IGP) Kashmir Zone Vidhi Kumar Birdhi Monday urged upon officers to maintain strict surveillance over anti-national and anti-social elements.

He emphasized upon the use of drones and CCTVs and directed officers to establish round-the-clock nakas, police spokesperson said in a statement here.

It said the IGP chaired a security review meeting in the backdrop of upcoming festivals and Amarnath Yatra 2024 at PCR here. The meeting was attended by Range DIsG, District SSsP and other senior officers.

During the meeting, the district police chiefs briefed the IGP about the overall security scenario and the preparations put in place for upcoming events. SSP Ganderbal gave a detailed briefing regarding the upcoming Mela Kheer Bhawani and preparations for Amarnath Yatra 2024.

During the session, the officers elaborated on the security arrangements planned for the Mela Kheer Bhawani, which in addition to District Ganderbal is scheduled to take place at various temples across the Kashmir Valley. Issues related to Law and order, crowd management, traffic control, and ensuring the overall safety of the devotees were also discussed.

The security arrangements for the peaceful observance of the upcoming Eid-ul-Azha were also discussed with all the participating officers.

IGP Kashmir directed the officers to maintain strict surveillance over the anti-social/anti-national elements using drones and CCTVs and also establish round-the-clock naka/cutoff points. He also reiterated the need to enhance the anti-terrorist grid by generating specific intelligence and to intensify cordon-and-search, and anti-terrorist operations in all the districts.

The meeting concluded on the resolve to ensure peaceful conduct of all events, the statement said.


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