Jammu & Kashmir

Armed forces vigilant for smooth January 26 event: IGP Kashmir

Armed forces stand near Ghanta Ghar in Srinagar.

Srinagar: Inspector General of Police Kashmir Zone VK Birdhi on Wednesday said that armed forces are vigilant and active and measures are in place for smooth and peaceful January 26 event in the Kashmir Valley.

Speaking with reporters, the IGP, said that police have coordinated with other forces for smooth Republic Day function in Srinagar and other districts as well.

On being asked about any kind of restrictions on the internet, he said that as of now there is not any such situation and that everybody is invited to participate freely in the celebrations.

He added that for this day there will be strict security measures in place and they have instructions that people, who wish to participate in the function, should not face any kind of inconveniences.

On being asked about any possibility of disturbance on this day, the IGP said that they are always ready to thwart and pin down such situations. (KNO)

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