Citizens told to appreciate services of police personnel

Regional Commissioner Shivayogi Kalsad complimented the sacrifices made by the police personnel in the line of duty for betterment of the society.

Speaking at the Police Martyrs Day programme, organised at District Armed Reserve Police Ground here, on Saturday, Kalsad said, armed forces were guarding the country at the borders and within the country it was the police personnel who were striving hard to maintain peace and law and order and protect the citizens.

Society should be obliged to the police personnel as they protect them without giving much attention towards their families, he said.

Superintendent of Police B R Ravikantegowda presented report of the sacrifices made by the police personnel since the year 1958 and read out names of about 1000 martyrs.

Four rounds were fired in the air as mark of respect to the police martyrs. Tributes were paid to the martyrs by offering wreaths at the martyr memorial.

Inspector General of Police Northern Range Ramchandra Rao, Police Commissioner T G Krishna Bhatta, Deputy Commissioner S Ziyaullah, Deputy Commissioner of Police Seema Latkar, Additional Superintendent of Police Ravindra Gadadi, serving and retired police and personnel and people from different walks of life were present.

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