Maha CM pays tribute to the 264 police personnel who lost lives in one year
Mumbai, Oct 21: Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde on Friday paid floral tributes to 264 police personnel who laid down their lives in the line of duty in the past one year.
These comprise 202 from the constabulary and 62 officers, an official said. Shinde was accompanied by Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, who holds the home portfolio, during the visit to the memorial in Naigaon in central Mumbai to mark 'Police Commemoration Day'.
गेल्या वर्षभरात कर्तव्य बजावताना धारातीर्थी पडलेले ६२ पोलीस अधिकारी व २०२ पोलीस कर्मचाऱ्यांच्या स्मृतीस आज पोलीस स्मृतीदिनानिमित्त मुंबईतील नायगाव येथील पोलीस मैदानात आयोजित कार्यक्रमात विनम्र आदरांजली अर्पण केली.#PoliceCommemorationDay2022 pic.twitter.com/kzkA9LT2FB— Eknath Shinde - एकनाथ शिंदे (@mieknathshinde) October 21, 2022
On the occasion, a special guard of honour was given to the fallen heroes. The day is marked as 'Martyr's Day' in police units across the country to honour 10 police personnel who sacrificed their lives while valiantly fighting Chinese aggression in north eastern Ladakh in 1959.