Police inaugurate cricket tournament in Kulgam

Kulgam: Police in Kulgam inaugurated ‘Martyr Shri Aman Kumar Thakur Memorial Cricket Tournament-2023’ in a cheerful and mesmerizing ambience at Mini Stadium Kulgam.

During the inaugural ceremony of the tournament, the ‘martyr memorial parade’ was also held to commemorate the 4th anniversary of martyrdom of DySP Aman Kumar Thakur at DPL Kulgam.

On the occasion, SSP Kulgam while highlighting the contribution of martyr in the line of duty towards the nation said, “Martyr DySP Aman Kumar Thakur was a brave officer who on the fateful day was personally leading his team from the front in coordination with the Army’s RR unit. While evacuating the injured sepoy Baldev who was hit by terrorist fire and was bleeding profusely. Without caring of his personal life and well-being, he evacuated Sepoy Baldev Ram to a safer location. However, in doing so, he was hit by the terrorist’ firing from concealed location and subsequently closed in on the terrorist and eliminated him in a fierce gunfight.”

While inaugurating cricket tournament, SSP Kulgam exhorted that J&K Police will continue its efforts to promote peace and brotherhood in country and will eradicate the militants and militancy from its roots from the soil of the country.

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