Associated News Bureau
DGP reviews security arrangements for upcoming Polls

Srinagar :

Jammu, November 12: Director General of Police, Shri Dilbag Singh reviewed the security arrangement and preparedness for upcoming District Development,Block Development Councils and Panchayat polls in an officers meeting held at Police Control Room Kashmir this afternoon.  

IGP Kashmir, Shri Vijay Kumar, DIG Central Kashmir Shri Amit Kumar, SSP Budgm Shri Nagpure Amod Ashok attended the meeting at PCR while IGP Jammu,Range DIsG of District SSsP of Jammu Zone attended the meeting through video conferencing.

DGP while reviewing the arrangements for upcoming polls sought reports about the security arrangements put in place by police and paramilitary force in their respective areas of responsibilities. He emphasized the critical importance of maintaining a sustained close watch on the ground situation and the real-time coordination and synergy between different security forces for successful conduct of these polls.

The DGP stressed upon the officers to put all the necessary security measures in place to ensure the conduct of DDC, BDC and Panchayat elections in free, fair and peaceful manner. He emphasized upon the officers that the deployments should be made as per requirements at all sensitive places. He said the personnel on the ground should be briefed regularly and the synergy at the grass-root level has to be at best for achieving better results. He gave directions for night patrolling in hypersensitive and border areas to avert any subversive design. He also emphasized the need to keep a close watch on the subversive elements. 

During the meeting the DGP while complimenting J&K Police and other security forces for their role in maintaining law and order and success on counter-insurgency front stressed upon the officers not to let the peaceful atmosphere be disturbed by the inimical elements. He emphasized upon officers to remain vigilant to thwart any nefarious design of anti-national elements.

The District SSsP of Jammu Zone apprised the DGP about the security arrangements put in place in their respective jurisdictions for a smooth and peaceful conduct of upcoming polls.