GUWAHATI: Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Sunday flagged off 48 Emergency Response Strengthen System (ERSS) and 6 bullet proof vehicle while attending the 48th ‘Raising Day’ celebration of the Arunachal Pradesh Police at the Police Training Centre (PTC), Banderdewa, located along the Assam-Arunachal Pradesh border.
Stating that uniform inspires discipline, order and sense of belongingness and pride, Khandu said, “They’re the first responder to each and every cry for help and risk their own lives to retain us secure.”
The Chief Minister also congratulated all of the police personnel awarded with the ‘Director General of Police’s Commendation Disc right through the auspicious occasion. “This is first time in the state that the disc is being awarded. Thirty police personnel from IPS to constable received the award for their strange services and products,” Khandu said.
While paying tribute to martyred police personnel right through the event, Khandu said, “Their sacrifice to uphold peace, safety and order will all the time be remembered.”
The Chief Minister also witnessed an impressive display of parade by Arunachal Pradesh Police carried out right through the occasion.
Union Minister of State of the Ministry of Youth Matters and Sports Kiren Rijiju, who hails from Arunachal Pradesh extended his greetings and said, “As Arunachal Pradesh Police celebrates it’s 48th Raising Day, I extend my greetings to the Arunachal Pradesh Police personnel and their families. I salute their sacrifices and contributions in providing peace and security to the people and the State.”