Srinagar, Aug 5: Director General of Police J&K, Dilbag Singh chaired a high level meeting to review the preparation and overall security arrangements regarding forthcoming August 15 functions across the J&K at Police Headquarters here on Saturday.
A police spokesperson said that the DGP expressed grief on the killing of three Army soldier in an “encounter” with militants at Kulgam and two minutes of silence was observed.
While referring to the killing of three Army soldiers, he said, “we continue to make sacrifice wherever required for the sovereignty and integrity of the Country and for the safety of people.”
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 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 said as per a statement. 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.
“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 DGP stressed for making smooth traffic arrangements during the I-Day celebrations, particularly routes leading to venues of functions in Srinagar and Jammu. Parking slots should be identified so that people participating in these functions should not face any inconvenience, he added.
Spl. 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 Sgr. 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 & 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 Ms Nisha Nathiyal and all district SsSP including Police districts attended the meeting through video conferencing.