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Public support strength of J&K police in fight against terrorism: DGP

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

Public support is the strength of and Kashmir Police in the fight against terrorism, of Police Dilbagh Singh said on Tuesday urging the force to further strengthen relations with the people.

"People repose faith in the men in uniform and we have to ensure that common people do not suffer while we deal with the anti social elements," Singh said during an interaction with police personnel at Awantipora in district.

The DGP said that the police have to act tough against the and at the same time have to ensure that law abiding people are given due respect.

He commended the efforts of the saying that the force has gained professionalism and expertise in fight against the terrorism in the state.

"Talented and young officers are leading the force for maintaining law and order in the state," he added.

Singh emphasised on the importance of discipline and commitment and advised the personnel to exhibit exemplary discipline and professionalism.

He also directed the officers to organise more police-public meetings saying that such sessions strengthen the bond between the two.

Due to the dedicated efforts of the police, the trend of youth getting lured by militancy has considerably decreased, Singh said as he hoped that no youngster from J-K would join militancy in future.

The top cop said that police is an in the democratic process and their responsibilities in the coming days will increase further as dates for the have been announced.

"We have to work tirelessly to ensure peaceful conduct of upcoming election. It has to be our primary responsibility to prepare conducive atmosphere on the ground so that people in large numbers take part in this democratic process without any fear," he added.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Tue, March 12 2019. 21:51 IST
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