PM Inaugurates Police Memorial And Museum, "Grateful Nation Pays Tributes"

PM Inaugurates Police Memorial And Museum, "Grateful Nation Pays Tributes"

PM Inaugurates Police Memorial And Museum, "Grateful Nation Pays Tributes"

New Delhi: Today PM Modi inaugurated a memorial and a museum dedicated to the police of the country in Delhi. The union home Minister Rajnath Singh and senior BJP leader LK Advani also paid homage to the policemen lost their lives in an ambush by Chinese troops in 1959 in Ladakh's Hot Spring area, on the National Police Memorial Day.

"A grateful nation pays tributes to all those policemen and policewomen martyred in the line of duty. We salute their families for their fortitude," PM Modi tweeted hours before he inaugurated the memorial.

"It is the result of your alertness that the elements which create unrest are unsuccessful in their attempts. The attempts to create fear and insecurity in the nation were foiled by you. The peace prevalent in the nation is possible only due to your services," PM Modi said after inaugurating the memorial.

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The inauguration was also attended by the Ministers of state in the Home Ministry Kiren Rijiju and Hansram G Ahir, National Security Advisor Ajit Doval along with senior officers and personnel of various Central Armed Police Forces and state police.

RR Bhatnagar, the Director General CRPF said though the day is observed to pay tribute to the 10 policemen killed in an ambush by Chinese troops in 1959 in Ladakh, every personnel who "laid down their lives protecting India's unity and integrity are also remembered on the occasion."

Mr Bhatnagar said over the 3.25-lakh personnel strong central police force has been the recipient of the maximum gallantry awards for action in Naxal-hit and other buimltroubled areas.

The official said that family members of the personnel who died in the line of duty were invited to the event.

They said the memorial has been refurbished and the central structure has been enhanced. A large stone engraved in a raised platform was erected at the memorial a few years ago at the same location.

Between September 2017 and October this year, a total of 414 personnel have died in the line of duty.

The national police museum shows the history, artefacts, uniform and gear of central and state police forces.

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