The Police Commemoration Day is observed every year on October 21st to pay homage to police martyrs. The day commemorates supreme sacrifices of ten policemen while defending borders with China in 1959.
So far since Independence, 34,418 police personnel have sacrificed their lives for safeguarding the integrity of nation and providing security to people of this country.
This day was observed in all Police Lines throughout the country to mark memory of these gallant police personnel killed on duty during the year.
Since then The Police Commemoration Day is observed every year on October 21st to pay homage to police martyrs.
Last year, National Police Memorial was dedicated to the nation. This Memorial is place of inspiration and gratitude. Our police personnel perform their duties with utmost diligence. Their courage always motivates us: PM @narendramodi#PoliceCommemorationDay https://t.co/UG1eg2wEs6— All India Radio News (@airnewsalerts) October 21, 2019
On #PoliceCommemorationDay, my best wishes to @wbpolice, @kolkatapolice and the police forces of all other States for their service to the nation. From festivals to disasters to traffic, they always work hard to keep us safe— Mamata Banerjee (@MamataOfficial) October 21, 2019
On the occasion of #PoliceCommemorationDay, I paid my respects to all our heroes who have attained martyrdom in the service of country, at the 4th Battalion Assam Police in Kahilipara, Guwahati, Assam.— G Kishan Reddy (@kishanreddybjp) October 21, 2019
Their service is the highest act of patriotism & it shall never be forgotten. pic.twitter.com/Y0af7z7gHx
#PoliceCommemorationDay.— Kiran Bedi (@thekiranbedi) October 21, 2019
Paying homage to those who laid down their lives in service of the country. V can never compensate their families for having lost their loved ones. V are ever grateful to them for their sacrifices.
Many are alive today because of them. @IPS_Association pic.twitter.com/ZH0dkPHdG7