Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav today addressed the Police Smriti Diwas ceremony in Lucknow.
CM Akhilesh Yadav along with other senior officials including director general of police (DGP) Jagmohan Yadav were present during the function.
On the occasion, the CM felicitated widows and family members of the police martyrs. The list of martyrs included a deputy superintendent of police Harendra Singh, three police inspectors, nine sub-inspectors, eight head constables promotee, 19 head constables, 68 constables and a fireman.
Highlights of statement as follows:
- I pay my respects to all those policemen who lost their lives while performing their duties.
- I assure families of these policemen that State Govt is committed to take necessary steps to ensure their well-being.
- State Govt has increased ex-gratia given to kin of martyred policemen from 10 lakh to 20 lakh.