This festive season, the Verna Police Station in association with the Verna Police ‘Crocs and Cops’ community policing unit organised ‘Chaturthi with a Cop’. Twelve events were organised, namely, Ganesh portrait painting, Ganesh idol making, Ganesh scenes making, standup comedy, solo singing, duet singing, modak making, community selfie taking, fitness challenge, tiatr/theatre, solo dance and group dance. The events saw the participation of an approximate of 300 students and community members from the Verna police jurisdiction.
The event also saw officers and members of the community coming together to participate in the Ganapati pooja, lunch and visarjan. Also present at the occasion was police inspector Sandesh Chodankar.
The event concluded with an awards function. Chief guest for the same was Goa Police officer Sunita Sawant. The first place overall was won by Our Lady of Perpetual Succour High School Cortalim, followed by St Joseph’s High School Nagoa and Father Agnels Ashram High School, Verna respectively.