Meghalaya police today joined the rest of their colleagues in the country to pay respects to police personnel who died in the line of duty on the occasion of Police Commemoration Day.
The Police Commemoration Day is observed on October 21 every year as Martyr’s Day in all police forces of India. The day commemorates the sacrifices of ten policemen who sacrificed their lives while defending our borders with China, at Hot Springs, Ladakh in 1959.
The officers of different ranks in various district headquarters paid their respects to the martyrs.
The BSF also paid tributes to martyrs at the various locations today.
A wreath was laid at the martyrs memorial by BSF Inspector General Inderjit Singh Rana on behalf of all the BSF personnel serving on the Meghalaya frontier.
During the programme, senior BSF officers and troops of the frontier HQ, sectors and units were present. Insp Gen Rana also recalled the names of BSF martyrs who laid their lives in the line of duty to serve the motherland during the last one year.