Udhampur to pay tribute to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on the occasion of his birth anniversary, for his great efforts to make united India by organising RUN FOR UNITY, MARCH PAST and PLEDGE TAKING CEREMONY.
The day started with RUN FOR UNITY in which about 1000 persons including senior officers of the Academy, staff members, trainees and respectable locals of nearby villages of the Academy participated to reaffirm the inherent strength and resilience of our nation to withstand the actual and potential threats to the unity, integrity and security of our country. On this occasion Director of the Academy Sh. Mohd. Sulaiman Salaria, IPS, IGP lauded the efforts of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel also known as IRON MAN OF INDIA for his imaging task and contribution to persuade the states for unification and finally integrating all the independent princely states into one nation i.e India.
He also stressed upon the staff and trainees to sensitize common masses about the importance of National Integration and advised them to be ready for facing any challenge and sacrifice to thwart nefarious designs of anti-national elements. The RUN FOR UNITY was flagged off by Director and other senior officers of the Academy from Main Parade Ground of the Academy which passed through the length and breadth of the Sher-i-Kashmir Police Academy premises covering nearly 5 kms distance.
A ceremonial MARCH PAST by the trainees and staff of Sher-i-Kashmir Police Academy Udhampur was also organised in order to boost sentiments that our nation will not countenance any force that seeks to threatened, unity, integrity and security of our nation.
The occasion ended with pledge taking ceremony in which all the staff members, trainees and civilians took the pledge that they dedicate theirselves to preserve the unity, integrity and security of the nation and also to strive hard to spread the message of unity, integrity and security of the nation among fellow countrymen.