Chhattisgarh

Our society is safe because of the dedication and dutifulness of Police Personnel: Gov Anusuiya Uikey

Our society is safe because of the dedication and dutifulness of Police Personnel: Gov Anusuiya Uikey

Raipur:
“Police personnel dedicate their entire lives in serving the motherland. It is
because of them, we feel safe in our homes. Police personnel work day and night
to ensure our safety. Today, on the occasion of Police Memorial Day, we
remember the valour of those brave personnel, who sacrificed their lives for
the motherland”, said state governor Anusuiya Uikey while addressing the
programme organized at Fourth Battalion, Mana Raipur premise, on the occasion
of Police Commemoration Day.


On
the occasion, she paid tribute to the martyred personnel and paid respect to
their parents. Chief minister Bhupesh Baghel and home minister Tamradhwaj Sahu
paid floral tribute to the martyr police personnel. They met the families of
the martyrs and assured them of extending every possible support.

The
governor said that despite the danger of Covid-19 infection, our police
personnel performed their duties dedicatedly. Some even got infected, while
others lost their lives to the pandemic. She added that our state is struggling
with the problem of Naxalism. However, our Jawans in Naxal-affected areas are
bravely dealing with this problem.

Chhattisgarh
Police not only ensures safety in these Naxal-affected areas but also helps in
bringing the misled people back to the mainstream. As a result of these
efforts, people in Naxal-affected areas have become more aware. She expressed
hope that soon Chhattisgarh would get freedom from the problem of Naxalism.

Chief
minister Bhupesh Baghel said that the entire country is celebrating the Golden
Jubilee of India’s victory in the 1971 Indo-Pakistan War. “I salute all the jawans
who ensured India’s victory. Central Police Force personnel had fought the
Chinese invaders valiantly in 1959. This incident is an example of the
challenges faced by the police. On this occasion, we remember and salute the
valour, sacrifices and service of the police personnel”, he said.

He
said that we also salute the sacrifice, dedication and martyrdom of CRPF and
other security forces personnel in Naxalism affected areas of Chhattisgarh.
Giving the utmost importance to the work of the security forces, our government
has taken a number of relief and welfare measures on top priority.

Home
minister Tamradhwaj Sahu while paying homage to the immortal martyrs said that
I bow to the brave martyred soldiers who made supreme sacrifice by showing
indomitable courage. Chhattisgarh Police is dedicatedly working towards the
development, trust and security in the Naxalite area. There has been a
significant decline in the number of Naxalite incidents in the last few years.

Director
General of Police DM Awasthi also addressed the programme. Chief Secretary Amitabh
Jain, additional chief secretary Subrat Sahoo along with senior police officers
and families of martyred soldiers were present on this occasion.

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