Amit Shah Remembers Police COVID Warriors On National Police Commemoration Day
The Home Minister thanked the police forces for their unconditional support through the Coronavirus pandemic and remembered those who sacrificed their lives fighting for the country’s safety
Union Home Minister Amit Shah attended the National Police Commemoration Day today (21 October) in Delhi. Addressing the audience, Shah spoke about the countless sacrifices of the law enforcement forces during the Coronavirus lockdown. He thanked the police officials for unconditionally assisting all kinds of people, the poor, the sick, the migrants and the patients during the deadly pandemic.
Paying tribute to the 343 police personnel who lost their lives protecting the country’s people during this time of COVID19, the union minister declared that these names will be etched in golden words in the history of the country.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted in memory of all the police personnel who were martyred in their line of duty.
In Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath also addressed the state police and thanked them for their unflinching service to the nation.
The memorial day is celebrated every year on October 21 to honour the ten Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) officers who sacrificed their lives during a Chinese firing in Ladakh in 1959.
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