Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir Director General of Police, Dilbag Singh on Friday said that the youth of Union Territory are representing the changing J&K with their huge participation in sports and efforts of peace and progress.
Speaking at the closing ceremony of Shaheed Aman Memorial T20 Cricket Tournament in Kishtwar, Singh said that Jammu and Kashmir Police has been organizing Shaheed Aman Thakur tournament since the last four years with an aim to remember and pay tributes to the fallen Heroes of Jammu and Kashmir Police.
He said the youth of Union Territory are representing changing J&K with their huge participation in sports and efforts of peace and progress.
He also appreciated the participation of the locals, PRIs, and media persons in the ceremony.
With regard to drug abuse in J&K, the DGP sought continuous cooperation of the people and said that collective efforts are of utmost importance to wipe out the menace and save our youth.
While congratulating the winning team, Dilbag Singh said that participation is more important than winning and added that if you will keep on participating in different competitions, one day you will get the result of your hard work as participation increases the confidence level of the players.
The DGP while remembering the sacrifices of braveheart DySP Aman Thakur said that in 2019 while fighting terrorists in an encounter in Kulgam the brave officer laid down his life in a successful operation in which a dreaded terrorist was killed.
He said that a group of terrorists after Pulwama attack was planning a similar attack again in the valley and added that martyr Aman Thakur and his team in order to foil the nefarious plan, tracked terrorists in Kulgam in which he himself attained martyrdom.
He paid rich tributes to the martyr Aman Thakur and other martyrs adding that because of their sacrifices Jammu and Kashmir is witnessing growing peace and stability.
Jammu and Kashmir Police is proud of its martyrs who while protecting people and the nation sacrificed their lives and illuminated the name of our force and country, and wrote their names in golden letters in our collective memory.
He said Jammu and Kashmir Police has been extending all possible help and assistance to the NoK of martyrs. He said that recently a MoU has been signed with J&K Bank under which additional financial assistance would be provided to the NoK of martyrs.
While launching the official website of Kishtwar Police and E-beatbook App, the DGP directed for wide publicity of these tech initiatives so that greater numbers of people of Kishtwar could avail the police services at home. He then inaugurated the GOs mess and inspected all the available facilities in it.