Director General of Police (DGP) Dilbag Singh on Wednesday chaired a meeting of police officers to discuss the upcoming panchayat and municipal elections in the state.
Singh made the remarks during a meeting held in Srinagar with the senior police officers of Kashmir Zone through Video Conferencing with regard to the upcoming elections.
Abdul Ghani Mir, ADGP (Hqrs) PHQ, J.P Singh IGP (Pers.) PHQ, S.P Pani IGP Kashmir Zone were present in this meeting.
A police spokesperson said the DGP, directed the district SSPs and DIGs that deployment plans should be worked out and fine-tuned in such a way that foolproof security is provided for these elections.
He said that whatever support in the shape of logistic and manpower is required is being pooled out and will be placed at the disposal for smooth conduct of these elections.
“Whatever support in shape of logistic and manpower required is being pooled out and will be placed at the disposal for smooth conduct of these elections,” Singh said.
The DGP said that stern action should be taken against the elements who foment trouble and at the same time contingency plans should be ready to tackle any eventuality.
He advised them that the police should be selective and specific for better results in the ground.
He directed them that due care must be taken in all the situations so that things do not precipitate in any law and order situation.
Reiterating that grievance redressal management be given personnel attention, the DGP directed, the officers to devise such a mechanism wherein the complainants feel that they have been heard and their complaints have been redressed. He said that the officers should take good care of their personnel particularly constabulary which is the backbone of the department.