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Police helpline turns 20

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Mysuru: Police Helpline is celebrating its 20th anniversary.

A major social initiative of the city police, it was started in the year 2000 during the tenure of then police commissioner C Chandrashekar.

In the two decades of its functioning, it has the record of counselling in 37,380 cases. It has been functioning at the first floor of Lashkar police station on Ashoka road in the city.

It has a total of 32 volunteers roped in from various fields, like retired teachers, doctors, businessmen, homemakers, advocates, ex-servicemen and others rendering their services.

The counselling service is provided in the cases related to sexual harassment at work place, dowry harassment, marriage disputes, property row, extra-marital affairs, depression, suicidal tendency, poverty, mental illness to name a few.

Police Commissioner is the honorary president of the helpline with popular paediatrician Dr S N Mothi founder of Usha Kirana Foundation as vice-president, Group Captain ( Retd) of IAF Ajay Dudeja as Secretary and retired regional manager of Bank of India M R Dwarakanath as treasurer.

Police Commissioner K T Balakrishna who took part in the anniversary celebration held on Tuesday has appealed to the people to make judicious use of the helpline.

Interested to serve as volunteers may contact the police on 0821- 2418400.

DCP ( Law and Order) M Muthuraj and ACP ( Devaraja sub-division) Gajendra Prasad and volunteers and members of the helpline were present.

– Team Mysoorunews

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