Arunachal Governor Dr BD Mishra: Synergy among security forces a must to contain insurgency
ITANAGAR: Arunachal Pradesh Governor Brig (Retd) Dr BD Mishra on Friday called upon the security agencies of North East States to have close coordination in containing insurgency in the region.
Addressing the 25th Conference of DGPs, IGPs and heads of central police organisations of northeastern States at Darbar Hall of the Rajbhawan, here, he cautioned that delayed action, no action or ‘live and let live’ policy towards insurgents reportedly in some case are likely to erode the confidence of the people in security organisations.
While suggesting methods for strengthening the police forces from all angles to counter the emerging security challenges, the Governor stressed on the need for transparent recruitment, effective training, police reforms in equipments, weapons and communication means, conducive political ambience and rank, command and control integration.
He also suggested for synergy of effort amongst the security forces to promote good police work.
Sharing his experience as former head of Black Cats, Dr Mishra suggested for remedial measures, to control insurgency in a democratic set up which includes, good developmental policies, work opportunities and job creation, entrepreneurship development schemes, ‘Sabka sath sabka vikas’-oriented political leadership, good intelligence, good policing, effective local administration, quick and fair justice, good roads and good communication network, proper education and effective counter insurgency military operation.
Cautioning on vulnerability of boys, girls and women in the orphanages and shelters houses, the Governor advised the police to take suo moto action and carry out proper checking.
He also advised the DGPs to take due cognizance of the heinous crimes like rape and lynching and initiate appropriate remedial measures.
The Governor also spoke on the interstate issues and called upon the DGPs to convene regular meetings among the organizations and bring those issues to logical end.
Dr Mishra said that police has to be fair, prompt and determined, demonstrate fairness, promptness and determination and win the trust of people by transparency, honesty and accountability.
“In police and policing, the constable on the beat is very important for a civilized society. They keep it safe, secure and developing,” he added.