Handwara : As part of public outreach programme, Thana Diwas an initiative of Government of J&K, was organised by Police at Police Station Vilgam.
According to a police statement, the Programme was chaired by SHO PS Vilgam Inspector Iftikhar Ahmad besides, other officers and officials were also present on the occasion. The meeting was attended by Ward Members, Market President of Tarathpora&Vilgam besides, respectable citizens of villages Tarathpora, Sharkoot, Amergad, Hangnikot, Hatcmarag, Falmarag, Malikpora, Tumna, Daril, Kenil, Cherpawa, Lilum, Sonmullah, Kukrosa, Waisa, Kawnaar, Sirajpora, Putwa, Tulwari and Dolipora were also present on the occasion.
During the Programme, participants highlighted various issues of public importance, and they were assured that their genuine grievances pertaining to Police will be resolved on priority and that of Civil administration will be taken up with the concerned departments for their early redressal. While speaking on the occasion, it was reiterated that policing at grassroot level in the District would be revamped to enhance proficiencies of the cops and to develop confidence among the people.
The Chairing officer while speaking on the occasion, said that Thana Diwas is an initiative started by the Government of J&K to bridge the gap between Police and Public and also to hear and redress the grievances of common masses.
Referring to the criminal activities in the area, it was stressed upon the officers to brace up with a missionary spirit to fight against drug abuse and eradicate other social evils from the society and to take a pledge to serve the society with missionary spirit and maintain the dignity of force.
The participants were stressed to cooperate with Police in maintaining Law & order in the area and identifying anti-national and anti-social elements who always try to disrupt the peaceful environment.