33rd Police Public Mela: DGP chairs review meeting

Jammu: Director General of Police (DGP) Dilbag Singh Tuesday chaired officers meeting to review the arrangements for the 33rd Police Public Mela, being held at Gulshan Ground on 19th of this month.

As per a statement issued to the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), a police spokesman said that the meeting was attended by Commandant General HG/CD/SDRF J&K, B. Srinivas, Spl DsG  R.R Swain, A.K Choudhary, ADsGP SJM Gillani, Dr S D Singh Jamwal, Mukesh Singh, M.K Sinha, Sunil Kumar, Danesh Rana, IGsP Vikramjeet Singh and B S Tuti, DIsG Sarah Rizvi, Imtiaz Ismail, Shridhar Patil, Nisha Nathyal, AIsG of PHQ, SSP Jammu, SSP Crime Jammu, SSP PTWS, SSP Security,  SSP PCR/APCR Jammu, SO to ADGP Armed J&K, all Jammu based JKAP/IRP Commandants, C/O SDRF 2nd Bn,  DPT J&K, Medical Superintendent Police Hospital Jammu, IC Drug De-addiction Centre Jammu, Principal Police Public School Jammu, and other officers of PHQ/APHQ.

The DGP while speaking on the occasion said that due to COVID-19 the event is being organized in full scale after a gap of three years and directed the officers to ensure that the event is very well organized.

He directed for proper arrangements for the people visiting the event particularly for the aged citizens. He stressed upon the different committee heads constituted for the event to ensure that there is no loose end left unattended. He directed the officers to make arrangements that the coupons are available to the general masses at convenient places.

The DGP directed the officers to make all necessary security arrangements in and around the venue and ensure smooth conduct of the Mela. He emphasized upon the officers for making sufficient arrangements of traffic, vehicle parking, medical facility etc.

He directed the officers for making adequate arrangements for the public, saying that the event is highly popular and footfalls are likely to be very high.

AIG (Welfare) PHQ Dr. Abhishak Mahajan  gave a detailed presentation regarding the Mela and informed the meeting that 7847 prizes are up for grabs in the Mela which include twenty one cars, seven scooties, seven motorCycles,  seven LEDs, seven refrigerators etc.

Besides the draw lots, which is the main attraction of the Mela various events are being organized during the day which include Children painting competition and cultural items. A number of stalls would be set up by different wings/ units of J&K Police at the venue on the Mela day. Police Band, orchestra and local folk dance, singing, have also been planned for the Mela.

The officers heading different committees constituted for the event briefed the DGP regarding the arrangement and measures being taken for making the event successful—(KNO)

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