The National Police Commemoration Day is being celebrated at 4th APBN in Kahilipara, Guwahati today.
Assam Police also paid tributes to the braveheart officials and their families by commemorating Smriti Parade to observe the day by remembering their sacrifices for the country.
For the last several years, police officers from across the country have been working round the clock to ensure safety and security people and maintaining law and order.
On the occasion of National Police Commemoration Day, Union Home Minister Amit Shah opaid tributes to police personnel, who lost their lives in the line of duty, at the National Police Memorial in the national capital.
Shah said that the sacrifice of police personnel for the motherland would always be remembered.
“On ‘Police Commemoration Day’, Nation salutes the valour of our police personnel who laid down their lives in the line of duty. Their sacrifice for the motherland would always be remembered,” the Home Minister said in a tweet.
‘Police Commemoration Day’ is observed every year in memory of ten valiant Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) killed during patrol duty in an ambush by heavily armed Chinese troops in Hot Springs, Ladakh on October 21, 1959.
To honour the police personnel who sacrificed their lives in the line of duty for national security, the idea of setting up a National Police Memorial in Delhi was approved by the Ministry of Home Affairs in 1992.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated the National Police Memorial to the nation on Police Commemoration Day on October 21, 2018. The Memorial gives Police Forces a sense of national identity, pride, unity of purpose, common history and destiny.
The day is observed every year to pay homage to the 10 CRPF jawans who laid down their lives battling the Chinese Army in Ladakh’s Hot Spring area.