New Delhi: Chief Minister Kamal Nath reached the National Police Memorial located at Chanakyapuri in New Delhi and paid homage to martyrs at the Shaurya Shila. The Border Security Force contingent honoured the Chief Minister with the Guard of Honour. The Chief Minister visited the National Police Museum, Shaurya Gatha section and the section dedicated to Madhya Pradesh Police. Expressing his personal views in the visitors book at the museum, the Chief Minister wrote, “A very great moment to visiting the museum which reflects the glory and valour of our police forces and the history of its foundation and bravery. A tremendous museum for all to see.”
On this occasion, Director General of Police VK Singh, Director General BSF Vivek Johri, Additional Director General of Police of Madhya Pradesh Police Mukesh Jain and many senior police officers of the state and central government were present.
The Shaurya Shila in the National Police Memorial Complex in Chanakyapuri area of the country’s capital New Delhi has been established in the honour of the policemen who sacrificed their lives to preserve national unity, integrity and security. The museum located here is also dedicated to cherishing the memories of the martyred policemen.
The history and continuous development of the police system is displayed in the National Police Museum. Similarly, the names of those 35,134 policemen are recorded in the Shaurya saga section, who sacrificed their lives while on duty after independence.