UP cops watch Singham, Dabangg for motivation

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Lucknow: While many are skeptical, some agree that off-the track measures could help in putting the beleaguered UP police back on the rails. In one such measure, the UP police will now be watching films like Singham, Dabangg and Ab Tak Chappan to get motivated.
UP ADG, Law and Order, Arun Kumar has issued a 5-page circular asking for special screenings of films that show a policeman as a superman. He is hopeful that such films will inspire the cops to do their job better.
The circular says that the public expects policemen to do their job with good intention and how they do it is immaterial. 
The ADG has asked all senior superintendents of police, to organize special screening of these films for the cops in their districts.
“For instance, the cop hero in ‘Dabangg’ knows how to win the confidence of the people and tackle the goons. These movies can motivate the state police to work for the people,” he said.
The ADG is not bothered by the fact that some of these films also depict the cop as corrupt.
“Despite being corrupt to an extent, the cops in these films protect the law and destroy criminals and their gangs. The victory of a police officer against the criminals in politics is inspiring and the cops need to understand this,” he said.
The ADG has also recommended films like Sholay, Ardh Satya and Gangajal to the force. Some senior officers, however, are skeptical about the move.

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