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JAMMU: Inspector General of Police Jammu Zone Jammu, Dr. S.D. Singh -IPS, chaired a meeting of senior Police officers at Police Control Room Jammu here today   to discuss various arrangements required to be made for the National Police Day popularly known as Police Commemoration Day which is observed on 21st October every year throughout the country.   The main function will be held at Police Martyrs Memorial. Rail Head, Jammu followed by National Police day Parade at Gulshan Ground, Jammu. Rich tributes will be paid to all the martyrs of police force who made supreme sacrifice in line of duty for unity and integrity of India.   Besides, a blood donation camp will also be organised after the Commemoration Day Parade is over at Gulshan Ground, Jammu.  

IGP Jammu, Dr. S.D. Singh, while briefing the officers directed them to put in their best to ensure adequate security arrangements at the venues for smooth conduct of National Police Day function.  He said, as usual this year the Day would be as observed as “National Police Day” on 21st October. He asked the senior Police Officers present in the meeting to spread awareness among the people regarding the importance of the Day through electronic/print media. He also exhorted the participants to ensure participation of Police personnel as well as general Public in large number on the day to acknowledge the sacrifices made by the martyrs and also to pay the homage to the martyrs.

It is pertinent to mention here that every year, on 21st October “Commemoration Parades” are held throughout the country, by the State and Central Police Forces, in the memory of 10 Police personnel (CRPF) who laid down their lives while fighting Chinese invasion at Hot Spring (Ladakh) during the year 1959. The meeting was attended by DIG JSK Range, SSP Security, SSP PCR,  SSP Railways, SSP Traffic (City ) Staff officer to IGP Jammu, Commandant IRP 10th/14th Bn, SP Jammu,  ASP Crime Jammu , all territorial SsSP of Jammu district , SP Telecom Jammu, Dy.SP DAR DPL, Dy.SP SDRF Jammu,  Dy.SP APCR and Estate officer Jammu