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IGP Kashmir calls for enhanced counter-terrorism strategies

The IGP Kashmir directed all the officers to coordinate at every level for the smooth conduct of the Amarnath Yatra.
12:35 AM May 05, 2024 IST | SHABIR IBN YUSUF
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Srinagar, May 4:  Inspector General of Police (IGP), Kashmir Zone, Vidhi Kumar Birdi Saturday called for enhanced counter-terrorism strategies.

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The IGP Kashmir along with DIG Central Kashmir Range, Rajiv Pandey accompanied by SSP Ganderbal Sandeep Gupta held a joint security review meeting at DPO Ganderbal in connection with GELS-2024 and the forthcoming Amarnath Yatra.

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The meeting was attended by Ghulam Hassan of J&K Police Headquarters Ganderbal, DySP PC Ganderbal Aftab Bukhari, and other senior officers of Police and CAPF.

At the outset of the meeting, SSP Ganderbal briefed the IGP Kashmir about the overall security scenario of the district and provided insights about the existing security grid for GELS-2024.

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The discussions encompassed various facets, including intelligence gathering, threat assessments, emergency response, and other protocols into election preparedness efforts and induction of CAPF Coys across the district for smooth conduct of parliamentary elections.

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The meeting focused on devising strategies to ensure public safety and upholding the integrity of the electoral process.

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The IGP Kashmir urged SSP Ganderbal and their counterparts in CAPF and the Army’s Rashtriya Rifles to critically evaluate the existing strategies to enhance them and thwart any potential terror activities.

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The IGP Kashmir directed the officers to work without any prejudice, take stern action against those violating the law, and ensure that law enforcement agencies were well prepared to respond quickly and effectively to any emergent situations.

Moreover, a threadbare discussion was held given the forthcoming Amarnath Yatra and a detailed security review of all locations enroute the transit camps and base camps at Baltal and Domail was taken into consideration.

Senior officers also reviewed traffic management for smooth passage of the yatra convoys, availability of parking places and disaster management plan.

The IGP Kashmir directed all the officers to coordinate at every level for the smooth conduct of the Amarnath Yatra.

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