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Police Commemoration Day: Homage Paid To Cops Who Laid Their Lives in the line of duty

Cuttack:21/10/20; Odisha Police on Wednesday paid homage to the policemen who laid down their lives in the line of duty, on the occasion of 61st Police Commemoration Day at State Police Headquarters in Cuttack.

Tributes were also paid to 41 personnel of the Odisha Police who lost their lives this year during the State’s battle against the Covid-19 pandemic.

Odisha Police DGP Abhay attended the event as chief guest. “At least 41 cops of different ranks from the State Police laid their lives during the battle against Covid-19. I express my gratitude for those police personnel and their family members,” said Abhay while conveying his condolences to the family members of the martyred policemen.“I also want to thank the policemen who are working 24X7 to ensure people follow coronavirus restrictions strictly and appreciate them who are coming forward for plasma donation,” added the DGP

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The cops paid floral tributes to the martyrs during the event. The police band also paid tributes to the martyred cops. A two-minute silent prayer was observed by the police personnel during the event.

Similarly, the Twin City Commissioner of Police, Sudhanshu Sarangi paid homage to the martyred police personnel by laying a wreath at the Sahid Memorial in Reserve Police Line Ground in Bhubaneswar. A parade was also organised here on the occasion.

About Ashok Palit

Ashok Palit has completed his graduation from Upendranath College Soro, Balasore and post graduation from Utkal University in Odia Language and literture.. He has also carved out a niche for himself as a scribe of eminence after joining the profession in 1988. He is also an independent media production professional. He brings loads of experience to Advanced Media, Ashok Palit as a cineaste has been active in film criticism for over three decades. As a film society activist, he soared to eminence for his profound commitment to the art film appreciation and aesthetics of cinema. His mode of discourse is often erudite but always lucid and comprehensible marked by a perfect acumen so rare in the field. A film aesthete with an immense fond of critical sensibilities, he wrote about growth and development of odia cinema in New Indian Express, The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Asian Age and Screen. He has been working as an Editor for Cine Samaya from 2002-2004.. He had made solid contribution on cinema in many odia Dailies and weekly such as Samaj, Prajatantra, Dharatri, Samaya, Satabadi, and weekly Samaya.

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