Delhi Police organized ceremonial parade on the occasion of 73rd Raising Day at New Police Line Kingsway Camp Ground today. Union Home Minister Amit Shah was the Chief Guest on the occasion.
Guest inspected the parade comprising contingents of Anti-Riot Squad, Armed
Police, Women Police, Police Commandos, Dog Squad, Mounted Police, Traffic
Squad, Mobile Cyber Lab, SWAT and Rakshak Vajra. Contingents of Maharashtra
Police, UP Police & Haryana Police also took part in the March Past, which
was synchronized with Delhi Police Band.
The Chief Guest conferred medals on 42 police personnel for Gallantry,
President Medal of Distinguished Service and Police Medal for Meritorious
Service. The trophy of Best Police
Station was bagged by Sadar Bazar Police Station, while Kalkaji Police Station and
Farsh Bazar Police Station ended up I & II runners-up respectively.
welcome address, the Commissioner of Police, Delhi reiterated force’s
commitment in serving the city with utmost dedication and perseverance. He
acknowledged that the year gone by was one of the toughest and full of
challenges, but with dedication and hard work, the force was able to rise to
the occasion, every time. He also recognised the hard work exhibited by every
policeman in bringing down heinous crime in Delhi. The CP/Delhi also underlined
that Delhi Police is getting technically smarter to keep up with Prime
Minister’s vision of ‘SMART Policing’. He appreciated PFWS for initiating a lot
of welfare measures for police families and promoting potential sportsmen of
police wards under Mission Olympics – 2020. The CP, Delhi congratulated the
medallists and the winners of Best Police Station awards.
the occasion Amit Shah said: “When you look back on this 73rd Raising Day, you
will find that Delhi Police is one of the best police forces not only in the
country, but the entire world.” He further said that Delhi Police should feel
proud that its foundation was laid by none other than Iron man of India Sardar
Vallabh Bhai Patel, who was the binding force of this nation. He lauded Delhi
Police for maintaining peace and law & order, whether it is any festival,
on official events or any international event or conference in Delhi. He
further urged to visit Police Memorial, which is a tribute to the sacrifices of
our police forces. He also paid tributes to Delhi Police officials who laid
down their lives in Parliament attack and other anti-terrorist operations.
Guest appreciated Delhi Police for its efforts in checking crime against women,
implementation of ERSS-112 and leading the fight against cyber crime, in which
Delhi Police is also providing technical assistance to police of other states. He
announced sanctioning of 9,300 more CCTV cameras for more effective women
safety, 4,500 new vehicles including 1,600 additional motorcycles, so that
police can serve the city with a strongly equipped force. He also announced Rs.
857 crores under Safe City Project and provision of 700 more flats in Rohini
& Narela for providing better housing and work environment to the staff.
The Chief Guest also visited the mini-exhibition showcasing the efforts of
Police Families Welfare Society.
Kiran Bedi, LG,
Puducherry, former Commisioners of Police and several retired as well as
serving senior police officers were also present on the occasion.