Peace has returned to J&K, won’t allow it to derail: DGP Swain

Peace has returned to J&K, won’t allow it to derail: DGP Swain

Says police to take sports to nook and corner of UT; Will consult sports Dept, Experts to conduct water sports events in villages, cities having water bodies are present, J&K has witnessed huge push in sports infra, will expand ambit of participation: Advisor Bhatnagar, Participants will cherish memories of water sports championship: ADGP Kumar

Srinagar, Mar 08 : The Director General of Police (DGP) RR Swain Friday said that peace has returned to J&K and the police force won’t allow it to derail.

Addressing the culmination ceremony of All India Police Water Sports Championship at SKICC here, DGP Swain as per news agency, said that they were a little bit worried about Prime Minister Narendera Modi’s visit but “everything went off peacefully.”

“Peace has returned to J&K and we will not allow it to derail,” the DGP said. “The ability of an adversary has always been limited. It is not an easy task to counter the fear. We are in 2024 and the year 2025 will be self-explanatory.”

Later, talking to reporters, the J&K police chief said that the water sports events will be organised at the nook and corner of J&K.

“J&K police have taken it as a commitment. We will collaborate with the sports department and the experts to explore the villages and cities where there are water bodies to promote water sports,” he said. To a query about absence of J&K police’s women team in the event, the DGP said that women cops are good at policing and recording keeping. “It’s a matter of time and very soon we will have women’s teams as well,” he said.

Present on the occasion, LG’s Advisor Rajiv Rai Bhatnagar said that there has been a great growth in sports infrastructure and the administration is committed to expand it and involve all sections.

ADGP J&K Vijay Kumar, while thanking the participants of the event said that he was hopeful that all participants will remember the water sports championship. “There was a great enthusiasm among the participants and we are hopeful that more participants will join us in the future endeavours,” he said—(KNO)

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