J&K Police organizes ‘Kashmir Marathon’ 2023 in Srinagar

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 Jammu and Kashmir Police on Monday organized “Kashmir Marathon-2023”, a Run for Peace event in which over 500 athletes from all across the country participated.

The marathon was held as part of Civic Action Programme at the Lake View Environmental Park (Police Golf Course), Boulevard Road in Srinagar.

The marathon route stretched from Lake View Park Golf Course to Duck Park via Nishat-Foreshore road in which 500 athletes from all across the country took part.

Prizes worth Rs 6,52,000 were distributed among winners of 13 different events including on spot raffle draw winners.

Special DG CID, J&K, R.R Swain was the Chief Guest on the occasion. He along with three former DGsP A K Suri, Gopal Sharma & Kuldeep Khoda and senior officers distributed prizes, certificates to the winners of the event.

Former DGsP, other dignitaries and members of Athletic Association & Sports Council J&K and galaxy of officers from District Srinagar, Commandants of Kashmir based Armed/ IRP battalions attended the ceremony.

Speaking at the prize distribution ceremony, Swain thanked dignitaries for gracing the event.

He appreciated the overwhelming participation of athletes from across the country on the birth anniversary of the Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi, an auspicious occasion in the history of the country.

Referring to the thoughts of Mahatma Gandhi about the Police, the Spl. DG said that ‘success of Police is possible only with the support & cooperation of people’, adding that Police is from the people, for the people and can deliver only with the support of people.

He said that it has been the rich history of J&K Police to work against people involved in unlawful activities for the larger interest of the public.

The special DG CID said that J&K Police is committed to continue work for the safety, security & welfare of the people, who abide by the rule of the law, to the best possible extent.

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