Srinagar: On Republic Day the Jammu and Kashmir police will be honoured with 108 gallantry awards, the highest ever for the force.
The police say the awards are a recognition of the services rendered by them.
“It is a tribute to police who have been in the forefront of the fight against militancy,” Muneer Khan ADGP, Law and Order and Security, told IANS. “J&K police deserves all the accolades for giving unmatched sacrifices in maintaining law and order in J&K.”
He said J&K police deserves all the honours and it is time to congratulate the policemen and the officers adding that J-K police is a professional organisation and second to none in the world.
“The police is taking part in all the anti-terror operations in Jammu and Kashmir,” Farooq Khan, advisor to J&K LT Governor G.C. Murmu told IANS. “Police play an important role in collecting information vital for anti terror operations.”
Khan said after 1993, police have started taking a lead role in anti militancy operations and became a force to reckon with.