TSL NEWS NETWORK
Srinagar, 21 May: Two Police personnel of Jammu and Kashmir Police SgCt Nazir Ahmed and SgCt Falil Singh scaled world’s highest peak, Mount Everest, today morning.
They were part of the 11-member All India Police Sports Control Board Team. SgCt Nazir Ahmed who hails from district Kupwara is presently posted at JKAP 14th BN. 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.
Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh in a message has greeted them and said that he is proud of their achievements and has wished success in their future endeavours.
Governor Satya Pal Malik, Advisor to Governor K. Vijay Kumar, Chief Secretary J&K BVR Subramanyam, Director General of Police (DGP) J&K Dilbag Singh and ADGP (Armed), SJM Gillani have congratulated the police personnel for successfully scaling the Mount Everest in the wee hours today morning.
DGP in his message said that it is a proud moment for the J&K Police department. He wished a successful return of the Mountaineers. Pertinent to mention here that SI Ram Singh of J&K Police has scaled the world’s highest peak in the year 2008.