Chandigarh: Punjab Government has taken decision to appointed Indian women cricketer Harmanpreet Kaur as DSP in the state police. Recently, Indian team had lost the game against Australia in the ICC Women’s World Cup final match.
Punjab CM Amarinder Singh met with Harmanpreet Kaur on Wednesday where CM told the state Director General of Police (DGP) Suresh Arora to fulfill the essential formalities for her recruitment as a Deputy Superintenant of Police (DSP), an official spokesperson stated.
Amarinder Singh directed that he desired to include the brilliant young woman, at present working in the Railways in Punjab.
He promised Kaur that he would discuss the matter of the rejection of her employment tie with the Ministry of Railways in order to join Punjab Police department as soon as possible, the spokesperson stated.
DGP Arora stated that after the cricketer’s introduction into the team, they would form a cricket team in the police department.
In the recent match, Harpreet Kaur clinched 171 not out from 115 balls in the semi-final match over Australia that helped the Indian team to go into the next round of Women’s World Cup.
Appreciating her presentation, Amarinder Singh also give her a cheque reward of Rs 5 lakh.
“The way she emerged on the national scene has made all of Punjab proud,” said Singh, adding that he was confident that the young cricketer would keep the country’s flag flying high.
Moreover, Harpreet Kaur expressed gratitude to the Punjab CM for assisting her understand her vision of joining the police force department.