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PM Narendra Modi to attend DGP conference in Kutch

Today about 250 top police officers, will participate at Dhordo in Kutch for 3 day DG conference beginning tomorrow, will practice yoga every morning along with PM Narendra Modi. “There will be a 45-minute yoga session in the morning during the three-day conference,” Gujarat DGP P C Thakur told PTI today.On whether Modi, who will be present for all three days at the event, will participate in morning yoga session, Thakur replied in affirmative. PM’s love for yoga is well known since the days he was the Gujarat Chief Minister. DGP CID, Pramod Kumar said the morning yoga session will be from 6 AM to 6.45 AM. The Conference of Directors General/Inspectors General of Police’ is organized annualy by the Central Intelligence Bureau (IB) and all the heads of various police and other security agencies remain present during the conference. Apart from all DGPs and IGs of all states and union territories of India, heads of NIA, CBI, IB, narcotics department and various police training academies would remain present during this conference. For the first time, in 50 years officers from Jammu Kashmir will not participate in the conference. CM Mufti Mohmad refrained them from taking part in the conference. DGP, CID and IB chief will skip the conference.

DGs and IGs of para-military forces, including BSF, CRPF and CISF will also take part in this conference. Yoga trainers have also been called in to teach yoga to officers during the morning sessions.

This is for the first time that all top ranking police officers have been invited with their families to Rann of Kutch, where special arrangements have been made for their leisure.

A cultural programme will be organised for the officers and their family where Gujarat traditional ‘dandia raas’ and ‘garba’ will be presented along with various other local dance forms of Kutch.

BSF has organised a special ‘camel show’ for the visiting officers and their families. The DG conference is being organised at Dhordo around 80 kms from Kutch district capital Bhuj, the same venue where state government organises ‘Rann Utsav’ every year and a large tent-city is created to accommodate tourists.