Director General of Police, J&K, Dilbag Singh on Thursday rewarded three CRPF personnel in recognition of their efforts in saving a woman, who attempted to commit suicide by jumping into river Jhelum in the summer capital, Srinagar, last month.
A police spokesperson said that the DGP presented Commendation Certificates Class 1 to Inspector Gopi Lal, Sub Inspector Mohan Lal, and Head Constable Radhesh Kumar of the 132 Battalion of the CRPF, alongwith a cheque of Rs 10,000. “The cheque was received by the CO of the Battalion T H Khan,” he said.
Appreciating the efforts of the CRPF, he said that such acts further strengthen the people friendly image of the security forces and have a positive impact in the society. The DGP said that besides ensuring peaceful atmosphere in Jammu and Kashmir, ‘our prime duty is to extend a helping hand to our people as and when required’.
The Commandant CRPF 132 Battalion Khan thanked the DGP for recognizing the good work of the CRPF personnel and said that this gesture would act as morale booster for the CRPF personnel.
The spokesperson said that on May 31 at around 1115 hrs, prompt action by joint forces deployed at Budshah Bridge saved the life of a woman. “The lady tried to commit suicide by jumping into the river Jhelum. Sensing this, Sub Inspector Mohan Lal of CRPF 132 BT, D coy caught hold of her and called for help. Other personnel of CRPF, JKP and JKAP deployed there quickly joined him to save the woman,” he said.
He said the party later brought her to Police Station Maisuma where she was counseled and handed over to her family.
J&K Police SPO dies, forest guard injured in road accident
A Special Police Officer (SPO) was killed while a forest guard was injured after the car they were on board met with a road accident near High School Manoie in Tehsil Chilli Pingal, Bhalessa of Doda district.
Report said that a car bearing registration number JK02CM-0885 met with the accident at Manoie.
In the accident, SPO Ashok Kumar (1053/SPO) posted at SPP Malikpora died on the spot and another forest guard namely Mohammad Ashraf, son of Mohammad Shafi Zargar of Bhaderwah was injured.
The injured was shifted to SDH Gandoh for treatment.
Amarnath Shrine Board organizes Pratham Pooja at Holy Cave
Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board (SASB) organised ‘Pratham Pooja’ at the holy cave on the auspicious occasion of ‘Jyeshtha Purnima’ on Thursday.
Nitishwar Kumar, CEO of the shrine board, performed the ritual amidst chanting of vedic mantras to “invoke the blessings of Shri Amarnathji”. ‘Hawan’ was also performed on the occasion.
The shrine board has been organising ‘Pratham Pooja’ on Jyeshtha Purnima every year to seek the blessings of Lord Shiva for the peaceful conduct of the annual ‘Yatra’.
Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic situation, Shri Amarnathji Yatra 2021 has been cancelled, but the shrine board is committed to carry out all religious rituals as per past practice, the CEO said.
“With the blessings of Lord Shiva, who is a source of strength for people during this difficult time, we shall overcome this health crisis and work towards welfare of the mankind,” Kumar said.
He further said in order to respect the religious sentiments of millions of devotees worldwide, SASB has made all the arrangements for carrying out traditional religious rituals at the holy cave.
The SASB would perform morning and evening ‘Arti’ of the ‘Holy Ice Lingam’ at the ‘Holy Cave Shrine’ from June 28 to ‘Shravan Purnima’ on August 22. The timing of the ‘Arti’ would be 6 am to 6.30 am in the morning and 5 pm to 5.30 pm in the evening. The devotees can have ‘Darshan’ through live telecast of morning and evening ‘Arti’.
PM’s all-party meet: Ek Jutt Jammu Protested in Jammu
Advocate Ankur Sharma led Ek Jutt Jammu staged a protest against Prime Minister Narendra Modi for not inviting any regional party for an all-party meeting. According to the party, the PM has not done justice to Jammu by not asking any political party from Jammu. Ek Jutt Jammu has called 24 June 2021 a black day for Jammu.
Speaking with the media, Ankur Sharma said, “today is the black day in the history of J&K, and this black day is being observed in all the ten districts of Jammu. The Central Government has called for restoring the democratic process in J&K but has left Jammu out from the exercise. The gang, which was labeled as Anti-National by the Central Government, has received the invitation, and by talking with them, the Central Government will decide the future of J&K”.
“The Central Government has made a contract with Kashmiri Parties, and that’s why they haven’t invited any party from Jammu; otherwise, they can’t execute their contract. They have not only done partiality with Jammu, but they have sold Jammu. Ek Jutt Jammu will fight for separate statehood”, Ankur added.
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