Telangana DGP honors police martyrs on Commemoration Day


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Hyderabad: On Saturday, October 21, 2023, Telangana Director General of Police (DGP) Anjani Kumar led officials in paying tributes to police martyrs on the occasion of Police Commemoration Day. The event was held at the Police Martyrs’ Memorial, with a Flag Day parade and a blood donation camp.

In a video message earlier, the DGP said that the day has special significance, as it was on this day in 1959 that ten officers of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) made the supreme sacrifice for the country on the Indo-China border. He also said that during the last one year, 189 police officers laid down their lives in the line of duty across the country.

I salute ground level officers who were discharging their duties efficiently despite facing many challenges,” the DGP said.

Former national security advisor M. K. Narayanan, state home secretary Jitender, Hyderabad Police Commissioner Sandeep Shandaliya, Additional DGPs Sowmya Mishra, Sanjay Kumar Jain, Mahesh Bhagwat, Srinivasa Reddy and other senior officials were present at the event. retired DGPs, other retired officials and their family members also attended.

The DGP also released a book on the occasion.

Police Commemoration Day is observed on October 21 every year to honor police personnel who have sacrificed their lives in the line of duty.

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