Jammu: Director General of Police Dilbag Singh on Monday said that collective efforts were required to stabilise the peace in Jammu and Kashmir even as warned those “who one way or the other go against the law”.
Singh made the statement at the closing ceremony of the 3rd “Shaheed DySP Aman memorial T20 Cricket tournament” in Kishtwar.
He was on a day long visit to Kishtwar where he besides presiding over the closing ceremony also chaired officers meeting at DPO.
Speaking on the occasion, the DGP said that Jammu and Kashmir Police has lost a number of officers and personnel during the fight against militancy. “JKP has been remembering each and every martyr of the force through various events and programmes being organised across J&K. Kathua T20 tournament has become a national event now and numerous other events are being organised every year to remember our brave hearts who sacrificed their lives while safeguarding the interests of the nation”. He said that such events and programmes provide an opportunity to connect with the families of officers and personnel who lost their lives.
The DGP said that the people of Kishtwar have contributed in strengthening peace in the district and hoped that they will continue their cooperation and support to J&K Police. He however emphasized on strengthening brotherhood and communal harmony in the region. He said that with the cooperation of people from across the J&K “we are witnessing that peace is growing in Jammu and Kashmir.”
“More collective efforts are required to stabilise it further.” Referring to some social media reports, the DGP said J&K Police is working tirelessly in protecting the interests of the people. “Those who one way or other go against the law will face the law”. He appealed for guiding the youth towards the right path for their bright future.
Speaking to the media persons the DGP said that these events provide a platform to the budding youth to showcase their talent. J&K Police, he said, is wholeheartedly taking part in Nasha Mukt Bharat campaign by organizing various programmes across J&K. He said that it is high time to provide opportunities to the youth to express themselves. He said LG J&K Manoj Sinha during his yesterday’s visit to South Kashmir’s twin districts has revived the means of entertainment for the youth of Kashmir. “Time is not far when Kashmiri youth will direct and make their own movies and showcase their talent to the world.”
He said that people of Jammu and Kashmir overwhelmingly participated in the national events like Har Ghar Tiranga & Independence Day celebrations. The DGP said that social media is being used by Pakistan to instigate youth to foment trouble here but the youth & people of Jammu and Kashmir have understood the evil conspiracy and have rejected the path of violence. He said that Police, CAPFs are working day and night to consolidate peace in J&K.
After the event, the DGP chaired officers meeting to review the security scenario of the district. Addressing the meeting the DGP stressed for high alertness and vigilance so that no chance is provided to “anti national elements to revive their structure.” DGP directed for settling down the sensitive cases on priority. Stressing for intensified efforts against the drug trade the DGP directed to book habitual offenders under PSA, according to statement issued here to GNS.
SSP Kishtwar Shafqat Hussain Batt and officers of Army & CRPF briefed the DGP about the measures taken to maintain peace and order in the district. Besides ADGP Jammu Shri Mukesh Singh the meeting was attended by DIG DKR range Dr Sunil Gupta and other jurisdictional officers of Police, Army & CRPF.
The DGP accompanied by ADGP Jammu and DIG DKR range later visited Neel Top, Mal Tragan Ramban and had an interaction with a huge local gathering. (GNS)