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Police Commemoration Day Observed on 21 October to Memorise Police Martyrs

Oct 22, 2013 10:45 IST

21 October- Police Commemoration Day

Police Commemoration Day was observed on 21 October 2013 at the Police Memorial, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi. On this day, tribute is paid to the martyred Police personnel.

At the Police Commemoration Day, the Martyrs Book was brought to the memorial in slow march. Names of 579 martyrs who sacrificed their lives from 1 September 2012 to 31 August 2013, were announced on the occasion of Police Commemoration Day.

The guard presented arms in Salami Sasthra and trumpeters sounds the last post and flag of all forces was slowly brought to half mast. The martyrs who were remembered belonged to all the states including 40 from Jharkhand.

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