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Cops tie rakhi to students

The Jaipur police on Saturday celebrated Raksha Bandhan by tying rakhis to students of different educational institutions across the city as part of the police commissionerate’s community outreach programme

jaipur Updated: Aug 05, 2017 21:06 IST
HT Correspondent
Students tie rakhis to Jaipur police commissioner Sanjay Agarwal and other police officials in Jaipur on Saturday.
Students tie rakhis to Jaipur police commissioner Sanjay Agarwal and other police officials in Jaipur on Saturday. (Prabhakar Sharma/HTPhoto.)

The Jaipur police on Saturday celebrated Raksha Bandhan by tying rakhis to students of different educational institutions across the city as part of the police commissionerate’s community outreach programme.

City police commissioner Sanjay Agarwal along with other top city police officials visited the Seth Anandi Lal Poddar School for the deaf and mute and tied rakhis to the students.

Speaking on the occasion, Agarwal promised students that the Jaipur police will always be there for their safety.

“Much like the bond between a brother and a sister, the Jaipur police too protect women in the city. Whenever you face problems, the Jaipur police will always be there for your assistance,” he said.

Last year too, the Jaipur police organsied a similar programme and reached out to thousands of youngsters in the city to spread awareness about the different initiatives undertaken by the police.

Children will be taken to a tour of historic places in Amer in Jaipur by the city police to increase their knowledge about the rich history and heritage of the city.

The children organized a cultural programme on the occasion which included a dance performance.

A number of top city police officials, including additional commissioner of police (crime) Prafulla Kumar, additional commissioner of police (law and order) Nitin Deep Blaggan, deputy commissioner of police (east) Kunwar Rashtradeep were among those present during the celebration.

Officials said personnel from police stations under the Jaipur commissionerate, will also tie rakhis to students in educational institutions in their neighbourhood to promote better police-public relations.