Jammu & Kashmir Police today observed “National Anti-Terrorism Day” during which a pledge to fight against the menace of terrorism was taken in all police establishments across the Kashmir Valley. The functions were organized while following social distancing norms and other Covid-19 protocols.
The main function of the event was organized at District Police Lines Srinagar where IGP Kashmir Shri Vijay Kumar–IPS led the officers and jawans in administering the “Anti-Terrorism Day” pledge. The IGP Kashmir read out the pledge to uphold and promote peace, social harmony and understanding among all fellow beings & fight the forces of disruption threatening human lives and values.
The pledge function at DPL Srinagar was attended by DIG CKR Shri Amit Kumar-IPS, SSP Srinagar Shri Sandeep Choudhary-IPS and other officers and officials of district Srinagar.
While speaking on the occasion, IGP Kashmir said that our motive is to end terrorism in the Kashmir Valley so as to create terror free environment for the common people who want to live peacefully. He appealed to police, security forces and parents to work sincerely and exert more to stop recruitment of local youths into terrorist rank. A comprehensive and coordinated efforts by police, security forces, education & sport departments and family is need of hour. He said that in order to give a chance to the local terrorists trapped in encounters we delay reasonably operations to facilitate their surrender. He also said that we have already taken various measures including sports activities, cultural events and other programs to bring youth into the mainstream, but due to Covid 19 we were constrained to halt these activities. IGP Kashmir further said that today we take a pledge to condemn all forms of violence, terrorism and its related activities.
Similar pledge functions were also held at all the Kashmir based district Police headquarters & Armed battalions while following due COVID-19 protocols & other guidelines. These pledge functions were led by the respective district SSsP & concerned commandants during which the Officers & officials took pledge to continue their fight against the menace of terrorism.
A pledge function led by SSP PCR Kashmir Shri Zubair Ahmad Khan-JKPS was also held at PCR Kashmir during which officers and officials took the pledge while following Covid-19 protocols.