DGP J&K visits South Kashmir’s Anantnag District Reviews implementation of lockdown, security scenario Says adopting strict measures are necessary for safeguarding the lives of people


Srinagar: The Director General of Police J&K, Shri Dilbag Singh visited the South Kashmir’s Anantnag district where he interacted with the Jawans and officers of Police and CRPF and had a detailed tour of Anantnag town to review the measures on ground in view of COVID 19.

Accompanied by IGP Kashmir, Shri Vijay Kumar, the DGP was received by DIG South Kashmir Shri Abdul Jabbar, ASP Anantnag Shri Nikhal Borakar, SP Ops Anantnag Shri Parvaiz Ahmad.

The DGP while interacting with the officers and Jawans at DPL Anantnag extended his greetings and good wishes to them on the auspicious occasion of EID-ul-fitr. He appreciated the dedicated efforts of Jammu and Kashmir Police and others security forces for ensuring the implementation of Government directives issued from time to time withregard to the 2nd wave of COVID-19 outbreak. He directed the officers to ensure that all the health advisories are followed strictly adding that adopting strict measures are necessary for safeguarding the lives of people from Coronavirus infections.

The DGP while appreciating the commitment and dedication of JK police and other security forces on anti terror front said that the joint peace efforts would continue to ensure long lasting peace in Jammu and Kashmir.

Shri Singh alongwith the senior officers later visited various areas of Anantnag town to take first hand appraisal of the implementation of lockdown and other guidelines pertaining to Covid-19 pandemic. He interacted with the Jawans and officers at various Naka points and appreciated their commitment. He appreciated the men of JKP and CRPF for the way they are handling the Naka checking duties during COVID-19 pandemic.

The DIG Anantnag apprised the DGP regarding the measures taken to ensure government directives are implemented. He also breifed the DGP regarding the security scenario of South Kashmir.

The DGP also took stock of the security grid on National Highway. SSP Awantipora Shri Mohd Yousif breifed the DGP,J&K regarding the security measures put in place to meet the possible security challenges.