Rajnath, Guv, Advisor, DGP congratulate 2 policemen for scaling Mount Everest

Srinagar, May 21: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Governor Satya Pal Malik, his advisor, Chief Secretary (CS) and Director General of Police (DGP) have congratulated two Selection Grade (Sgct) constables of Jammu and Kashmir police for scaling Mount Everest.
A police spokesperson said that two police personnel of Jammu and Kashmir Police Selection Grade (SgCt) Nazir Ahmed and SgCt Falil Singh, who were part of the 11 member All India Police Sports Control Board Team, scaled world’s highest peak Mount Everest on Tuesday morning.
He said Malik, K Vijay Kumar Advisor to Governor J&K, BVR Subramanyam Chief Secretary J&K, J&K DGP Dilbag Singh and ADGP (Armed), SJM Gillani have congratulated the police personnel for successfully scaling the Mount Everest in the wee hours today morning.
“Singh in a message has greeted them and said that he is proud of their achievements and has wished success in their future endeavors,” he said.
He said the DGP in his message said that it is a proud moment for the J&K Police department.
He wished successful return of the mountaineers. Police headquarters have been giving every opportunity to the men from the department and also from the civil society to excel and achieve the goals in any field of the sports to make name for the country, state and for themselves, he said.
SgCt Nazir Ahmed who hails from district Kupwara is presently posted at JKAP 14th battalion and SgCt Falil Singh is a resident of Rajouri and is posted at IRP 1st BN. “Both of them have been trained in basic mountaineering from The Jawaharlal Institute of Mountaineering and Winter Sports, Pahalgam in 2004. They are performing their duties with the JK Police Mountaineering Rescue Teams,” he said.
He said it is pertinent to mention here that SI Ram Singh of J&K Police has scaled the world’s highest peak in the year 2008.