Srinagar is peaceful, says IG CRPF

Srinagar, Oct 3 (UNI) Inspector General of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) Ajay Kumar Yadav on Tuesday said that the situation in Srinagar is peaceful and there is no terrorism here.

The CRPF officer Yadav said this after the CRPF Women Bike Expedition, named “Yashasvini” was flagged off by J&K Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha, from the historic Lal Chowk in Srinagar.

IG CRPF Srinagar sector said today’s crowd at Lal Chowk reflect a peaceful atmosphere.

“You are today in Lal Chowk and there is a big gathering of people around ..where is the terrorism ..There can be no better peaceful atmosphere anywhere else,” he told reporters.

IG CRPF said the motive of All Women Bike Expedition was to carry a message to the common people especially the girls and the women achievers that a rally was flagged off from Lal Chowk in Srinagar.

Yadav said the women personnel of CRPF are also taking part in the anti-militancy operations.

“The women personnel of CRPF are taking part alongwith their male counterparts in every event. They also perform their duties during security operations, patrolling and Road Opening Procedure (ROP) operations along with their male counterparts,” he said.

The group of women CRPF offices embarked from Srinagar this morning for a countrywide rally to celebrate women power or Nari Shakti of the country.

The bikers’ team starting from Srinagar will traverse more than 2134 KMs, crossing 40 districts to reach Ekta Nagar, Gujarat on 31st October, on the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, the Iron Man of India.

Leave a Reply