Srinagar, Apr 3: Asserting that security forces are working in synergy in the state for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, J&K Director General of Police (DGP) Dilbag Singh said that all necessary arrangements have been made to provide safe environment to the voters so that they can exercise their franchise without any fear.
'During the previous years, our personnel have gained much experience and expertise in different fields of policing and have made achievements on different fronts. J&K Police has ensured peaceful elections in the past and during the upcoming elections also our forces will make all necessary efforts for a peaceful and secure atmosphere so that people could exercise their franchise without any fear,' the DGP said during his day-long visit to north Kashmir district of Baramulla and Kupwara on Tuesday.
During his visit, the DGP interacted with the officers and police personnel in District Police Lines Baramulla and Kupwara.
He said the force is working with a team spirit in coordination with other agencies and all coordinated efforts have been taken to keep the law and order maintained during the elections and ensure security of the people.
He emphasised upon police personnel to get fully prepared for the peaceful forthcoming elections in the state. “Our men are well trained and well equipped to face any challenge in the field,” he said.
The DGP said that J&K Police is having trained young as well as experienced officers under whose command and control the force has gained a good name. He said that public service is the motive of policing and they have to work with more dedication to win the faith of public.
The DGP impressed upon police personnel to remain extra vigilant and take all safety measures for their protection while in the field. “While dealing with the situation in the field, you have to remain impartial and ensure rule of law. Exercise restraint and use minimum force while in the field,” the DGP said.
He said that training makes the policemen capable to face tough situations and the field experience and interactions with different sections of people mould their methods of policing. UNI