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Police Commemoration Day Observed On 21st October Details, Significance, History



National Police Commemoration Day Observed On 21st October Details, Significance, History

The Police Commemoration Day is observed on 21st October every year across India to pay homage to the Police Martyrs.

The Police Commemoration Day marks the supreme sacrifices of ten policemen martyred at Hot Springs in Ladakh by Chinese troops on this date in 1959.

The Police Commemoration Day is celebrated in all Police Lines throughout India to mark the memory of these gallant Police personnel killed on duty during the year.

The Police Commemoration Day was instituted at the Annual Conference of Inspectors General of Police of States and Union Territories held in January 1960.

Since 2012, Police Commemoration Day Parade is being held every year at the National level at the Police Memorial, Chanakyapuri.

According to an official report, since 1947, 34 thousand 844 police personnel have been martyred, with 424 losing their lives this year. Many of these brave lives were lost in the fight against terrorism in various geographical regions.

This year on Police Commemoration Day-2018 Prime Minister Narendra Modi had dedicated the National Police Memorial (NPM) to the nation in New Delhi in recognition of the supreme sacrifice made by police personnel since independence


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