Srinagar, Sep 9: As a part of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav, Jammu and Kashmir Police is organizing Sports events “Cycle Race (Pedal for Peace) in collaboration with J&K Cycling Association Srinagar at Lake View Police Golf Course Srinagar on 19th September-2021.
Police is also organizing Jashn-E-Dal” in collaboration with J&K Kayaking & Canoeing/ Rowing/ Swimming Associations Srinagar at back Lawns of SKICC Srinagar on 7th to 9th October-2021 under its Civic Action Programme, ADGP Armed J&K, S.J.M Gillani said in a meeting held at Armed Police Headquarters Srinagar.
Cycle Race (Pedal for Peace) event will be open for all and people interested in participating can register themselves at the Registration Counters, which shall be established at Police Golf Course, Nehru Park Srinagar, S.K Indoor Sports Complex & Kashmir University from September 10th 2021 and will remain on 24×7.
The ADGP Armed J&K said that the mega events for both the Sports events viz: Cycle Race (Pedal for Peace) & Jashn-E-Dal will be organized under six and fourteen different categories respectively. Categories falling under Cycle Race (Pedal for Peace) are; Senior (Men) above 17 years (ATB) Professional Cyclists, Senior (Men) above 17 years (MTB) Cyclists, Girls above 14 years (MTB) Cyclists, Jr. Boys under 17 years (MTB) Cyclists, Sub-Junior (Boys) under 14 years (MTB) Cyclists, Sub-Junior (Girls) under 14 years (MTB) Cyclists and similarly categories falling under sport event Jashn-E-Dal are; in Distance 500 Meters viz: Men, Junior & Women open categories, distance 200 Meters viz: Men, Junior & Women open categories, long distance swimming viz: open Men & Junior Boys categories, 50 metres Free Style Swimming viz: Open Men & Junior Boys categories, 100 meters Free Style Swimming viz: Open Men & Junior Boys categories, 4*50 Relay viz: Open Men & Junior Boys categories, Shikara Race in Open category, Water Ski viz: Open Men & Women categories, Indoor Rowing viz: Men & Women Categories and Traditional Demb Boat race 500 meters viz: Open Men & Women categories. Further participants in Junior and Sub-Junior categories are requested to produce their date of birth certificate before registering themselves in the said sport events.
Earlier, Dushyant Sharma-SSP Staff Officer (Sports) APHQ J&K gave a detailed Power Point presentation on the sequence of activities/ arrangements significant for smooth and successful conduct of both the Sport events “Cycle Race (Pedal for Peace) & Jashn-E-Dal”.
During the meeting, the ADGP discussed in threadbare the responsibilities that have been entrusted to various committees set up for the smooth conduct of both the events. He expressed his optimism of getting an overwhelming response to the events and further appealed to the people of Kashmir, especially the youth to participate in full strength.
Further, refreshments would also be made available to the participants of both the sport events. Elaborate arrangements in terms of security, traffic management, transportation, accommodation, first AID, meals etc. for these participants were also discussed during the meeting.
The meeting chaired by S.J.M Gillani-IPS ADGP Armed was attended by Sheikh Junaid (SSP APCR Kashmir), Shahid Mehraj Rather-SSP (CO IRP-6th Bn.), Bakar Hussain Samoon-SSP (CO IRP-20th Bn.), Javid Ahmad-SSP (SO to IGP Armed/ IR Kashmir), Mahmood Ahmed-SSP (SO to ADGP Armed J&K), Shamsheer Hussain-SSP (CO JKAP 13th Bn.), Manoj Kumar Pandth-SSP (AIG Welfare PHQ J&K), Manzoor Ahmad Dalal-SSP (CO JKAP 9th Bn.), Gh. Jeelani Wani-SSP (CO IRP-3rd Bn.), Sanjay Singh Rana-SSP (CO JKAP 12th Bn.), Mushtaq Ahmad-SSP (DPT J&K Srinagar), Manzoor Ahmed (SSP Telecom Kashmir), Dushyant Sharma-SSP (SO Sports to ADGP Armed), Javaid Hassan Bhat-SSP (SO to IGP Kashmir), Azhar Bashir-SP (Addl. SP Security Kashmir), Raseeq Ahmad Mir-SP (Dy.CO IRP 3rd Bn.), Tariq Ahmad-SP (Addl. SP Traffic Srinagar), Safdar Hamid Hassan Samoon-SP (Dy.CO IRP-6th Bn.), Sheikh Faisal Qayoom-SP (Dy. Director SSG J&K), Dr. Khalid Parvaiz (Medical Supdt. Police Hospital Srinagar), Syed Sajad Hussain– DYSP (S) (Pvt. Secretary to ADGP Armed J&K), Abdul Hameed Dar Dy.SP (Pers.) APHQ, Farooq Hussain (Dy.SP PCR Srinagar), Mohammad Ismail-Dy.SP (1st Bn. J&K UT-DRF), Feroz Qadri Dy.SP (DAR Srinagar), Owais Wani –DYSP (Crime Branch Kashmir), Younis Ahmad Malik-Inspr. (MTO) APHQ, Ranjeet Singh-Inspr. (I/C CST) APHQ, Kuldeep Handoo-Inspr. (Sports) APHQ, Imtiyaz Ahmad Shah-Inspr. (I/C Estates) Zewan, Mohammad Subhan-HC (R&D Section) APHQ, Showket Ahmad-Sgct (Coach Water Sports Team), Farooq Ahmad-Sgct. (Coach Water Sports Team), Peer Mohd Amin (Swimming Instructor) and Aamir Manzoor (JKCA Cycling Association).