DGP reviews preparedness for ULB, panchayat polls

DGP reviews preparedness for ULB, panchayat polls
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SRINAGAR: The Director General of Police (DGP) Dilbag Singh on Wednesday held a meeting with the SsP and DIsG of Kashmir Zone through video conferencing with regard to the upcoming urban local body and panchayat elections, at police control room here.
Abdul Ghani Mir, ADGP (Hqrs) PHQ, J P Singh IGP (Pers.) PHQ, S P Pani (IGP Kashmir Zone) were present in the meeting, a police statement issued here said.
In his address, DGP directed the District SSsP and DIsG that deployment plans should be worked out and fine-tuned in such a way that foolproof security is provided for these elections.
“Whatever support in shape of logistic and manpower is required is being pooled out and will be placed at the disposal for smooth conduct of these elections,” he said.
DGP said that stern action should be taken against the elements who foment trouble. He said contingency plans should be ready to tackle any eventuality.
“We should be selective and specific for better results in the ground. Due care must be taken in all the situations so that things do not precipitate in any law and order situations,” DGP said.
He informed that the government and police headquarters are appreciative of the good work done by the police and they will look after the welfare needs of the personnel and the officers.
He reiterated that grievance redressal management be given personnel attention, and directed the officers to devise such a mechanism wherein the complainants feel that they have been heard and their complaints have been redressed.
“The officers should take good care of their personnel particularly constabulary which is the backbone of the department,” DGP said.
, DGP Dilbag Singh on Wednesday met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here and briefed him about several important matters relating to security, law and order management and various welfare schemes of the J&K Police instituted for its personnel.
Governor emphasised the vital importance of public order being maintained as a first step towards securing peace and normalcy in the state.
He also underscored the vital importance of regularly reviewing and effectively ensuring the security of all protected premises and stressed that government forces must act with complete synergy to achieve effective security on the ground.