Srinagar, Aug 05: Srinagar, August 05: Director General of Police J&K, Dilbag Singh chaired a high level meeting to review the preparation and overall security arrangements regarding the celebration of forthcoming Independence Day functions across the J&K UT at Police Headquarters here this afternoon.
On the onset of the meeting the DGP J&K expressed grief on the martyrdom of three Army jawans yesterday in an encounter at Kulgam and two minutes of silence was observed, said a statement.
The DGP, while referring to the martyrdom of three Army Jawans, said “we continue to make sacrifice wherever required for the sovereignty and integrity of the Country and for the safety of people”. He complimented the officers and personnel on ground saying that they are doing the job best to their capabilities.
Regarding the preparations of Independence Day functions, the DGP sought reports from the officers about security and traffic arrangements and deployment plans put in place for the smooth and incident free Independence Day celebrations in twin capital cities, all district headquarters across J&K and other places.
The DGP discussed in detail all the arrangements to be made for smooth conduct of ID function and directed to ensure all the necessary arrangements are in place well in time. Emerging challenges and their counter measures were threadbare discussed during the meeting. He stressed for updating and refreshing of different databases regarding the activities of anti-national elements including OGWs.
He directed for extra vigilance and precautions to be maintained for the forthcoming Independence Day celebrations at main venues besides at all other places. He said that attempts by sponsored elements to create disturbance in Jammu and Kashmir do continue. The DGP emphasised on the officers for ensuring implementation of joint mechanisms chalked out at different levels.
The senior officers representing different units, agencies briefed the meeting about the required measures being taken to ensure incident free Independence Day celebrations. They also apprised the DGP regarding the overall security scenario and counter/preventative measures being taken in the areas of responsibilities.
Special DGP CID, J&K R R Swain, ADG CRPF, J&K Nalin Prabhat, ADGP Armed J&K SJM Gillani, ADGP Hqrs./Coord. PHQ M K Sinha, IG CRPF Srinagar Sector Ajay Kumar Yadav, IGP Hqrs/CIV PHQ B S Tuti, DIG CKR Sujit Kumar, DIG BSF Sector Srinagar Alok Kumar Chakarvarthy, DIG CRPF KOS P K Mehra, BGS (Int) Pallav Mishra, DIG Traffic Kashmir Javid Ahmad Koul, DIG Armed Kashmir Shahid Mehraj, AsIG of PHQ, SsSP Srinagar, Ganderbal, Budgam, Security, Traffic Kashmir Rural and Traffic Srinagar attended the meeting in person at PHQ.
ADGP Jammu Zone Mukesh Singh, ADGP Kashmir Zone, Vijay Kumar, Range DIG DKR Range Dr Sunil Gupta, DIG NKR Vivek Gupta, DIG RP Range Dr. Mohammad Haseeb Mughal, DIG SKR Rayees Mohammad Bhat, DIG Traffic Range Jammu Shridhar Patil, DIG Armed Jammu Nisha Nathiyal and all district SsSP including Police districts attended the meeting through video conferencing.
Meanwhile, the DGP led the officers and jawans of Police Headquarters in a pledge taking ceremony on ‘Day of Resolution for Freedom from Corruption’ at Police Auditorium Srinagar here. ADGP Headquarters/Coordination (PHQ), M K Sinha administered oath to the police officers and personnel on the occasion. The pledge taking ceremony was attended besides DGP, J&K and ADGP Hqrs/Coord. PHQ by IGP Hqrs/CIV PHQ B S Tuti, all AIsG of Police, PHQ, and officers and personnel of PHQ.