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Police Week Celebration: 1,200 Girls Display Self-defence Techniques in Delhi

More than 1,200 girls from various schools and colleges in Delhi displayed self-defence techniques during the Police Week celebration on Monday.

Nitisha Kashyap | CNN-News18

Updated:February 21, 2017, 12:04 AM IST
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Police Week Celebration: 1,200 Girls Display Self-defence Techniques in Delhi
More than 1,200 girls from various schools and colleges in the national Capital participated in the programme.

New Delhi: Policemen from every district under the Delhi Police and girl students from various schools and colleges of the Capital city on Monday took part in the ongoing Police Week celebration with great enthusiasm and determination.

More than 1,200 girls from various schools and colleges in the national Capital participated in the programme. They displayed different self-defence techniques that they had learnt in the due course. Last year, more than 20,000 girls from different schools and colleges were given self-defence training in South-western range which comprises of two big districts of Delhi – West and Southwest.

The men in khaki organised multiple events - starting from nukkad nataks and health camps for senior citizens to Hasya-Kavi Sammelan - to entertain all and sundry.

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Delhi Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik attended the mega self-defence event as the chief guest.

However, the major highlight of the event was the self-defence tricks demonstrated by west district of the Delhi Police.

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The program also saw the helium aerostat balloon released with the slogan Humari Delhi Surakshit Delhi (Our Delhi, Safe Delhi).

Delhi Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik attended the mega self-defence event as the chief guest on Monday. Patnaik highlighted the need for women to be self-secure and empowered and congratulated the participants. He also coined the term Sashakti for the self-defence training that is being organised all over Delhi as part of the Police Week celebration.

The training focussed on the in-depth knowledge of the anatomy of human body and is easy to learn, said a senior police officer. They are easy life-hacks.

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| Edited by: Bijaya Das
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