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Police Commemoration Day 2021: Home Minister Amit Shah, MoS Home, pays tribute to police personnel



Srinagar, Oct 21 (KINS): The Union Minister for Home Affairs Amit Shah has paid his tributes on ‘Police Memorial Day’.

In a tweet, Amit Shah said that the “Police force is a quintessential example of courage, restraint and diligence. On ‘Police Memorial Day’, on behalf of a grateful Nation, I bow to all the brave police personnel who made the supreme sacrifice to protect the Nation’s sovereignty. The sacrifice and dedication of every policeman inspires us to serve the Nation,”.

The Union Ministers of State for Home, Nityanand Rai and Ajay Mishra paid their tributes to police personnel at the National Police Memorial in New Delhi.

In his address, Nityanand Rai said today is a heartwarming day for the police fraternity. “On this day we remember the sacrifices of all those policemen who laid down their lives at the altar of duty.

“It is a day not only for the police fraternity to pay their tributes, but also for the entire Nation to pay its tributes”.

The Union Minister of State for Home said that on behalf of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah, the Union Cabinet and a grateful Nation, I pay homage to all the policemen who made the supreme sacrifice for the Nation. I also bow to their families who equally deserve of respect and admiration”.

Nityanand Rai said that on this day on October 21, 1959, the Chinese army killed 10 police personnel by attacking a police patrol in the Hot Spring area of Eastern Ladakh. Since the year 1960, on this day, Police Commemoration Day is celebrated across the country in memory of the supreme sacrifice of the policemen.

Union Home Secretary, IB Director, Delhi Police Commissioner, Director General of Central Armed Police Forces and other senior officers were also present at the programme.(KINS)


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