Jammu Kashmir DGP calls for synergy among stakeholders to make Amarnath yatra peaceful
Jammu and Kashmir Director General of Police (DGP) K Rajendra today stressed for better synergy among all the stakeholders to make this year's Amarnath pilgrimage smooth and peaceful which is scheduled to be flagged off from here on June 28.
Mr Rajendra, who visited the region after taking over as new DGP of the state police, while chairing a high level meeting took stock of the overall situation in the Jammu Zone, besides preparedness for ensuing Shri Amarnath Yatra.
He stressed for effective monitoring and supervision at all levels in the organisation to ensure better deliverance to the people and asked to make safety of people prime responsibility for which rule of law is to be ensured at all costs.
"Ensure better deliverance, effective monitoring and supervision at all levels, which would lead to better results," said the DGP, adding, "Safety of the people and their property is our motto and maintenance of law and order is mandatory for achieving our goal to prevail lasting peace in the state."
He said that better coordination among all wings of the organisation, besides other security agencies is also necessary for ensuring the safety of the people.
Discussing the preparedness for ensuing Amarnath yatra, the officers apprised the DGP about arrangements made with regard to security, traffic and police bandobust for the routes right from Lakhanpur to Jawahar Tunnel.
The DGP, however, said people of the state have always co-operated with the state police at odd times and we have succeeded to tackle tough situation with the cooperation of people.
It should be our priority to ensure quick disposal of their grievances, he said.
"More than 1,500 jawans and officers of the force have offered sacrifices of their precious lives while protecting the people and their properties. It was due to their sacrifices that we have succeeded in bringing peace in the State," he said.
(Posted on 05-06-2014)