Police Commissionerate Remembers Sacrifice of Police on Martyrs Day
Mangaluru: The Mangalore Police Commissionerate observed the Police Martyrs’ Day at the Police Parade grounds here on October 21.
The chief guest Kadlur Sathyanarayanacharya MSc LLB, District and Session Court Judge Mangaluru DK paid tribute to the martyrs by laying the wreath on the police martyrs memorial. The Police commissioner Dr Harsha, IGP western Range Arun Chakravarthy IPS, DC Sindhu B Roopesh, SP Laxmi Prasad, DCP Law and Order Aurnagshu Giri, DCP Crime and Traffic Lakshmi Ganesh and other police officials paid floral tributes to the martyrs on the occasion.
Police commissioner Dr Harsha read out the names of the police personnel and said that 292 policemen across the country including 12 from Karnataka laid down their lives in the line of duty.
Addressing the gathering Kadlur Sathyanarayanacharya said, “Today we are observing the police martyrs day. We all should remember the great souls who sacrificed their lives for the noble cause. It is not that we all should sacrifice our lives, but we have to inculcate the qualities and sacrifice of our police personnel who laid down their lives for the safety and security of the country.”
Kadlur Sathyanarayanacharya further said, “Police personnel play a major role in providing us with safety. They work day and night for the safety of the people of this country. The armed forces, civil force and the police relentlessly serve the nation. The police work day and night to protect the lives of the people by putting their lives at risk. If we are going to bed without any worries it is because of the police, who safeguard us.”
The family members of the police personnel who sacrificed their lives were also present and paid floral tributes to their loved ones.