Bandipora: Union Minister for Tribal Affairs Arjun Munda on Friday lauded Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and Jammu and Kashmir Police for fighting successful multi-front wars simultaneously including measures taken against militancy, crime and drugs.
Munda, who is on two-day visit to Bandipora, made these remarks during his interaction with the CRPF personnel of 3rd Battalion during his visit to District Police Lines (DPL) at Kaloosa here, an official spokesperson said Friday. The Minister, he said, was briefed by Commandant CRPF 3rd battalion Rakesh Sharma about various measures taken in maintaining peace and harmony in the district.
“The Union Minister appreciated CRPF and JK Police Jawans in fighting successful multi-front wars simultaneously including measures taken against terrorism, crime and drugs. He said the JK Police plays an important role in bringing peace in the valley and remembered the Police martyrs who attained martyrdom in the line of duty,” he said.
Earlier, the official spokesperson said that the Minister paid a visit to District Hospital Bandipora today to assess the healthcare facilities being provided at the hospital. He visited the vaccination centre at District Hospital and reviewed the arrangements made by district administration in tackling COVID19 pandemic.
Munda, he said, interacted with the hospital staff and doctors and discussed the healthcare facilities being provided to the people at the hospital besides getting information about the measures to be taken to improve the healthcare services.
“Minister was briefed about the COVID19 situation in the district and the facilities available in the district to tackle the pandemic. He got the first hand overview of the measures taken to fight COVID19 besides sampling, testing and vaccination process in the district,” the official spokesperson said.
“Arjun Munda appreciated the role of healthcare workers and efforts of district administration in tackling the COVID19 pandemic and urged them to continue to work with extra zeal and zest,” he added.
Deputy Commissioner Bandipora, Dr. Owais Ahmad and other officers of the District were present on the occasion.
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