New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today paid homage to police personnel who died in the line of duty.
“Police Commemoration Day is about expressing gratitude to our police personnel and their families all across India. We pay tributes to all the police personnel martyred in the line of duty. Their sacrifice and service would always be remembered,” he said.
Modi said police personnel always give their best without hesitation. The Prime Minister said, from preserving law and order to solving heinous crimes, from helping out when disaster strikes to fighting Covid-19, police personnel always do their best without hesitation. “We are proud of their diligence and readiness to assist citizens,” he added.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah said, “So far, 35,398 police personnel have lost their lives in the line of duty. During our battle against Covid-19, 343 police personnel lost their lives while serving the nation as Corona Warriors.”