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Tripura, Manipur govt pay tribute to police forces

ANI | Updated: Nov 03, 2018 02:14 IST

Imphal/Agartala [India], Nov 3 (ANI): In order to commemorate the police forces for their commendable services, the Manipur and Tripura government observed the 127th Raising Day Parade and Police Commemoration Day respectively.
The Raising Day Parade event was attended by Chief Minister of Manipur N. Biren Singh, the Council of Ministers, MLAs and top brass police officials.
Marking the day, a parade was held at the parade ground of first Manipur Rifles Battalion in Imphal that saw the participation by officials of different ranks of the state police department. In total, 17 contingents including women police personnel participated in the march past.
During the function, Singh inspected the march past parade and distributed commendation certificates to various police officers for their outstanding contributions in different fields.
While accolading the police forces, Singh said, "The first thing individuals, dignitaries and tourist and other observe when they visit Manipur is the dress and uniform worn by the personnel and also attitude and discipline. The government is proud of the achievements the Manipur police for being a people friendly force."
In a similar kind of event, the Tripura government celebrated the contribution and sacrifice made by police forces on the Police Commemoration Day.
Alike Manipur, a Smriti Parade was organised at Column in the police line in Tripura's capital Agartala, during which names of 414 personnel, martyred from all Police and CAPF (Central Armed Police Forces) all over the country were read over.
After that, Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb along with the DGP A. K. Shukla, and other senior officials paid homage to all the martyrs by a special guard of honour.
"During this special day, I pay my heartfelt tribute to the martyrs and their families. I believe in every border of the state of the country we have our soldiers who are always vigilant to protect the nation's integrity. On the behalf of the Tripura Government I bow down for all the soldiers who sacrificed their lives for the nation," said Deb at the event. (ANI)