STATE TIMES NEWS
SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir Police organised a Police Public Mela at Bakshi Stadium here on Sunday which was inaugurated by Director General of Police (DGP), Ashok Prasad.
Amid great enthusiasm, The Director General of Police described the event as a bridge between police and public and said that such events provide an opportunity to the people and the police to assemble, interact with each other which unveil the humane face of the cops. He appreciated the efforts of Jammu and Kashmir Police Wives Welfare Association for organising such Melas in a befitting manner since years which has helped to strengthen the police public relations at gross route levels.
Prasad said that the Melas also provides an opportunity to memorise the sacrifices of Jammu and Kashmir Police, they offered while ensuring the security and safety of the people. He said that during the years of turmoil JKP families suffered a lot as a number of Jawans and officers of the force laid down their lives for the integrity of the State. He stressed that the sacrifices offered cannot be forgot and it is prime duty of the police Parivar to take care of their families. He said that it was due to the sacrifices of our martyrs that peace has been prevailed and the people of the State feel themselves in a secure atmosphere.
During the Mela various stalls were established by different police units and products of different regions of the State were put for sale to the public. People from all shades of life showed their keen interest in purchase of these items and the children enjoyed the amusement items during the day long Mela. Painting competition for the children was also conducted in the Mela and prizes were distributed among the winners of the competition. Cultural groups presented different items which were enjoyed by the people. Tambola was also the main attraction for the people in the Mela.
Talking to media persons on the sidelines of the Mela, the DGP disclosed that the receipts realized from the raffle draw tickets are utilized for the fabulous 4485 prizes which include 12 cars of different makes. He said that the receipts are also utilized for the welfare of families of police martyrs.
Later Prasad along with senor police officers, Chairperson, PWWA, Kiran Prasad and lady members visited various stalls established in the Mala. He showed keen interest in the products put for sale on the stalls.
Earlier, Kiran Prasad briefed the dignitaries about the objectives of organising such Melas
Among others, the function was attended by ADsGP, K. Rajendra Kumar, Dr. Ram Lubhaya and S.P Vaid, IsGP, V.K Singh, S.M Sahai, A.K Choudhary, H.K Lohia, Rauf-ul-Hassan, Abdul Ghani Mir, M. Sulaiman Salaria, P.R Manhas, Yoginder Koul, Alok Puri and Muneer Ahmed Khan, besides Lady members of PWWA, prominent citizens, media persons and police, civil officers.
Later, results of raffle draw for prizes of 21st Police Public Mela were announced.
Small children drawn from the gathering picked the lucky numbers for prizes of different categories in presence of Director General of Police (DGP), Ashok Prasad, Additional Directors General of Police, K. Rajendra Kumar, Dr. Ram Lubhaya and S.P Vaid, Chairperson, J and K Police Wives Welfare Association, Kiran Prasad, senior police officers and lady members of J and K Police Wives Welfare Association.
The first prize four Figo Cars were won by raffle draw ticket numbers A-20657, B-74609, C-14030 and D-11443 . 2nd prize four Spark Cars were bagged by ticket numbers A-36503, B-77634, C-69831 and D-47851. The 3rd prize four Alto Cars were won by ticket numbers A-95464, B-00406, C-05020 and D-23034.
Similarly the 4th prize four Motor Cycles went to raffle draw ticket numbers A-51419, B-13212, C-97680 and D-11854. The 5th prize four Scooties Activa goes to ticket numbers A-37146, B-52908, C-74760 and D-17676. The 6th prize four Lap Tops goes to ticket numbers A-73398, B-66293, C-86407and D-20879. The 7th prize four LCD TVs were won by ticket numbers A-44536, B-71480, C-83657and D-32798. The 8th prize four Handicam were bagged by ticket numbers A-77891, B-10814, C-27449 and D-71464. The 9th prize four AC. 75 goes to ticket numbers A-68683, B-61662, C-68902 and D-23537. 10th Prize four Washing Machines were bagged by ticket numbers A-33647, B-69081, C-81218 and D-06911 The 11th Prize, four Microwave Ovens goes to ticket numbers A-03486, B-24842, C-48954 and D-56036.
Accordingly 40 Cash prizes of Rs. 1,000 each goes to tickets with last four digits 1415. Likewise 400 cash prizes of Rs. 500 goes to tickets having last three digits 598 and the 4000 cash prizes of Rs. 200 goes to tickets having last two digits 14.
Bumper prize consisting of one Car TATA Nano with Laptop, AC.75, Washing Machine, Sony Handicam, Mobile Phone, Microwave Oven and Dinner Set won by ticket No: B-95560.
Several prize winners, who were present on the occasion hailed the transparency of the raffle draw. The other prize winners have been advised to approach the AIG (Welfare) PHQ on Mobile No: 9419156965 and PHQ office No: 0194-2443033 along with original tickets to receive the prizes during the office hours.