Madhya Pradesh / Dragon Boat overturns during race, MP DGP’s wife, other officers & kin fall into Upper Lake, rescued

Bhopal: A Dragon Boat overturned during a race at the Boat Club on the second day of IPS Officers Conclave 2020. In this, the family members IPS officers of Madhya Pradesh, including the DGP, fell into the Upper Lake. Luckily all of them were wearing life jackets. When the boat overturned, the security guards immediately rushed to the site of the incident and took out all the officers and their families safely.

The Dragon Boat included DGP VK Singh’s wife Tuheen Singh, IPS officer Rajesh Chawla and his wife Sunita Chawla, ADG Vijay Kataria’s son Dipanshu Kataria, IPS officer’s son Apoorva Arjaria besides a few other officers and family members.

IPS officers are participating in water sports activities with the family at the Boat Club on the second day of the conclave. During this time a Dragon Boat Race was also organized. The dragon boat reached the Takiya Tapu in the lake and overturned uncontrollably. After the boat overturned, the rescue team arrived with their boat and rescued all the people.

200 IPS officers participating: Thursday is the second day of the IPS Officers Conclave 2020. The two-day conclave was inaugurated by Chief Minister Kamal Nath at Minto Hall on Wednesday. Four different zone teams have been formed for the service meet, which includes about 200 officers.