Jammu and Kashmir DGP Dilbag Singh on Friday reviewed safety preparations for the District Improvement Council (DDC) polls and pressured on rising vigilance, saying Pakistan and its sponsored brokers are constantly making an attempt to disturb peace within the area. Jammu and Kashmir is all set to witness its first elections since being reorganised as a union territory final yr with the maiden DDC polls starting on Saturday.
By-elections to 12,153 panchayat constituencies are additionally going down together with the DDC polls, which can be held in eight phases.
The main target ought to be to make sure safety preparations and implementation of complete safety plans for the elections, the director basic of police (DGP) stated throughout a high-level safety assembly on the polls right here.
“Pakistan and its sponsored brokers are constantly making an attempt to disturb peace within the area,” Singh stated and pressured on the necessity of heightened vigilance, making certain security of protected individuals and safety of essential institutions and installations.
Collective measures ought to be taken to sort out any state of affairs and any subversive act by terrorists, Singh stated and known as for pooling of sources to perform duties efficiently.
In addition to safety preparations for a protected atmosphere to conduct the elections, steps taken to make sure comfort of voters and preparations for polling employees had been additionally mentioned throughout the assembly, a spokesman stated.
The DGP additionally reviewed the services being supplied to safety personnel, and transportation and airlifting of forces to be deployed in far-flung areas, he stated.
The spokesman stated the DGP assured that the police headquarters will present all services as and each time required.
He stated that after acquiring assessments of the prevailing safety state of affairs and challenges, the DGP emphasised the significance of sustaining a detailed watch on the bottom state of affairs.