BSF observed Police Commemoration Day, 292 personnel sacrificed their lives

Shillong, Oct 21:  On the occasion of the 60th Police Commemoration Day, BSF Meghalaya Frontier organised a parade at BSF War Memorial, Umpling. During the parade, BSF paid homage to 292 Police and Central Armed police personnel who sacrificed their lives during the last one year, for safe guarding the integrity of the Nation and providing security to the people of the country.

Mr Ajai Kumar, Dy Inspector General and PSO laid the wreath at War Memorial and paid homage to the martyrs, in presence of all officers and men of Frontier HQ BSF Meghalaya, Sector HQs and the units under it command. During the parade, two minutes silence was observed to pay homage to all the martyrs.

The day commemorates the sacrifice made by ten CRPF personnel while defending the border with China in 1959, since then the day is observed as Police commemoration day on 21st October each year.

Mr Ajai Kumar, Dy Inspector General/PSO said that “During the last one year, 41 brave BSF personnel including 03 Officers, 07 Subordinate Officers and 31 Other Ranks made supreme sacrifice while performing duties in different parts of the Country and their sacrifices will always be remembered and honoured”.

 

 

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