Poonch, Aug 08: DIG RP Range Dr. Haseeb Mughal (IPS) held a meeting at DPO Poonch to review the final security arrangements made in the wake of Chhadee Mubarak procession (Holy mace) to be taken out on Tuesday from Shri Dashnami Akhara Poonch to Shri Budha Amar Nath Ji Temple Mandi as well as for Ashoora processions to be taken out in the district.
It was a multi-agency security review meeting attended by the representatives from CAPF/PMF/CID/Traffic/Police Telecom and other sister agencies.
As per past practice, the Chhadee Mubarak procession from Poonch to Mandi Temple will mark the culmination of annual Shri Budha Amar Nath Ji Yatra which commenced on 29-07-2022 in which thousands of pilgrims from across the Country participated and paid obeisance at the holy shrine.
Elaborate Security arrangements were out in place for the same.
Further, the holy Ashoora processions by the Shia Muslim community will be taken out to commemorate the 10th Day of holy month of Muharram. The religious congregations by the Shias in various Imam Bargahs of the district have already commenced from 30th of July last month.
During the meeting, the DIG RP Range was appraised by Mr. Rohit Baskotra-JKPS SSP Poonch about the police security arrangements made for both the events.
A threadbare discussion was made on each issue from security point of view.
The DIG RP Range at the first instance highlighted the representatives about their role and responsibility on security front for both the events. Then the chair imparted necessary directions to all the stakeholders to extend foolproof security arrangements. He laid stress on the participating officers to personally ensure briefing/de-briefing to the security deployment for remaining extra vigilant to thwart any nefarious act by the ANEs/ASEs, besides keeping of technical surveillance during the events.
The participants were directed to keep a close liaison among each other as well as with the organizers of the religious events, for better coordination & synergy.
The supervisory officers were also directed to seek help from the Army units for security reinforcement, wherever required.
All the participants were asked to deliver their best to ensure smooth and peaceful conduct of both the religious events.
Among other officers, Mr. Sachin Gupta-Dy.SP DAR Poonch, Mr. Manish Kumar Sharma-Dy.SP (Ops.) Poonch, Mr. Nawaz Ahmed-Dy.SPHqrs Poonch, Mr. Ankush Sharma Sr.PO/ADO DPO Poonch, Mr. Farooq Khan DY.SP JKAP 6th BN, Mr. Nissar Ahmed DY.SP CID Poonch, Mr. Varun Singh Negi-AC CISF, Mr. Mr. Hari Narayan Yadav-AC ITBP, Mr. Ram Kishan-AC 72 BN CRPF, Inspr. Ranjit Singh Rao SHO PS Poonch, Inspr. Showket Amin-DTI Poonch, among other officers were also present in the meeting.
Department of Education organises Tiranga hoisting ceremonies, rallies across Shopian
Shopian, Aug 08: In connection with 'Har GharTiranga' initiative under the aegis of 'Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav', the Cultural Education Wing of Chief Education Office (CEO) Shopian on Monday organised different activities in the district.
Students of various schools from different parts of the district participated in the event and marched through the streets of towns and villages holding Tricolour and chanting slogans of 'Har gharTrianga'.
Education Department Shopian is organising various activities in its schools across the district to inculcate the virtue of patriotism amongst students.
Today as well, many district level, block level and school level functions regarding Har GharTiranga campaign were conducted with witnessed enthusiastic participation.
Chief Education Officer Shopian in his address highlighted the importance of 'Azadi Ka Amrit Mahaotsav' with regard to 75th year of Independence. He impressed upon all the participants to make the celebrations successful and take part in the coming events in connection with 'Azadi ka Amrit Mahaotsav'.
The participating students and their escort teachers took keen interest to make the events successful.
Vote of thanks was presented by Sajad Ahmad Bhat I/C CEW Chief Education office Shopian at the mega function at district level.