Imphal: Manipur Police mark its 130th Raising Day celebration at the Parade Ground of 1st Battalion Manipur Rifles with Chief Minister N. Biren Singh as the chief guest. Cabinet Ministers, MLAs, DGP and other top police officials also attended the function.
The Chief Minister took salute from 16 march-past contingents from state security forces at 1st MR Parade Ground.
During his address, the chief minister expressed his best wishes to all officials of Manipur Police Department and appreciated the state forces for their “dedicated and disciplined services towards maintaining law and order and welfare of the public at large”.
The CM said all sections of society should respect and honour police personnel, as the latter had always been rendering services as and when needed in every circumstance.
Stating that the law and order of the state had improved considerably with efficient functioning of the police department, the CM said the public could now feel free and safe while moving anywhere across the state.
Mentioning the role of police in “successful implementation of war against drugs campaign” of the state, the chief minister maintained that the Narcotics and Affairs of Border (NAB) of Manipur Police had been functioning with much effort to completely root out the drug menace in the State.
The chief minister also shared that Manipur Police Memorial Park, being constructed at 1st Battalion Manipur Rifles Complex, to honour the supreme sacrifices of Manipur Police was nearing its completion.
Delivering his speech, Manipur DGP L.M. Khaute said Manipur Police had always played a commendable role in maintaining law and order in the state. He informed that Manipur Police along with Indian Army and Paramilitary forces had conducted many counter insurgency operations and area domination and had helped bring certain members of underground organizations into the national mainstream.
He also appreciated the CM for his continuous guidance and support provided to the Police Department which had made certain achievements of the Department possible.The Chief Minister also distributed awards, trophies and commendations to police officers on the occasion.
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