DGP visits Handwara, reviews poll arrangements



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In view of the upcoming Lok Saba General elections, Director General of Police Jammu and Kashmir, Dilbag Singh visited north Kashmir’s Police District Handwara and reviewed the security arrangement in the area.

DGP visits Handwara, reviews poll arrangements

A police spokesperson in a statement said that DGP was on a third-day visit to districts of north Kashmir to review the security arrangements put in place for upcoming Lok Sabha elections scheduled to be conducted on 11th of this month. He was accompanied by ADGP Armed, SJM Gillani IGP Kashmir Zone, S.P Pani and DIG North Kashmir, M Suleman  Choudhary.

He said while interacting with the officers and officials at District Police Lines Handwara, the DGP instructed them to discharge their duties with utmost dedication and honesty without indulging any sort of activities which are not allowed as per the code of conduct issued by the Election Commission of India.

“DGP emphasized the police Personnel to have a proper understanding of the mission so as to achieve desired results.  He further advised them to work in the form of teams and follow the orders of your field commanders strictly,” said the spokesman.

“Our priority has to be providing a safe and secure environment so that the candidates and the people take part in the democratic process without any fear,” DGP added. He stressed upon the officers to maintain close coordination within the ranks for the peaceful conduct of ensuing elections. He also impressed upon them to remain extra vigilant and take all safety measures for their protection in the field.

Earlier, SSP Handwara, Ashish Kumar Mishra apprised the DGP about the security measures being adopted by District Police Handwara in order to ensure peaceful conduct of the elections.


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