SRINAGAR: Peace will become a permanent feature in Jammu and Kashmir, as the fight against militancy has reached its logical conclusion in Jammu and Kashmir, Director General of Police (DGP) Dilbagh Singh said on Saturday.
Addressing the police commemoration day at Zewan in Srinagar, DGP Singh said, “Even though efforts to disrupt peace from across continue, police are working hard to foil all such bids. This year eight policemen were killed in anti-militancy operations. Some officers from the army and other forces also lost their lives,” he said.
The DGP said that over the past few years, the situation has witnessed a sea change in Kashmir. “J&K is on the path of peace and development,” he said. The J&K police chief paid rich tributes to the fallen heroes stating that so far 1606 policemen were killed in line of duty.
“Today, we stand with our martyrs and pay them rich tributes. J&K and the entire nation is highly indebted to them,” he said, adding that the entire police force stands with the families of police martyrs.
Meanwhile, JK police organised a blood donation camp in which 200 policemen participated and donated blood—(KNO)