Jammu and Kashmir News
SRINAGAR, OCTOBER 13: In order to review the security and other arrangements for Muharram, a high level meeting of senior police, civil and paramilitary officers was convened at Police Control Room (PCR) here today. Chaired by Director General of Police (DGP), Mr. K. Rajendra Kumar.The meeting was attended by ADsGP, Mr. S. M. Sahai, Mr. L. Mohanty, Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Mr. Asgar Samoon and senior officers from central para-military forces.
The meeting reviewed the arrangements put in place for Muharram in the Valley. Security, police bundbust and deployment of personnel was discussed in the meeting, besides traffic arrangements and maintenance of law & order during Muharram days.
Officers present in the meeting, briefed the DGP about the arrangements put in place to ensure peaceful Muharram processions in Srinagar city and other parts of the Valley.
IGP Kashmir Zone, SJM Gillani, informed the meeting about the arrangements made at different places, where Muharram processions are taken out. He said that all required arrangements would be put in place to make the access of the people to the places of processions convenient.
During the meeting, IGP Traffic, Mr. J. P. Singh briefed about traffic arrangements made for smooth flow of traffic on the roads leading the processions in cities and towns on Muharram days and Ashoora day. He said that the vehicular traffic would be diverted through alternate routes to ensure uninterrupted processions.
DIG, NKR, Mr. Garib Dass also apprised the meeting about measures taken with regard to ensuring security on the routes of processions and in and around the venues of Majaalis during Muharram and Ashoora. He also informed the meeting about deployment of man power in his jurisdiction.