The West Bengal authorities will observe September 1 as Police Day in recognition of the work accomplished by the lads in uniform, chief minister Mamata Banerjee introduced on Monday.
“They’re doing exemplary work. They’re risking their lives whereas tackling the Covid-19 pandemic and dealing with regulation and order issues on the identical time. Many policemen have been contaminated by the virus. However they haven’t budged. We need to honour them,” Banerjee stated at a press convention on the state secretariat.
She additionally introduced a number of new initiatives for the Kolkata Police and West Bengal Police. These embody establishing of 20 new barracks and scope for extra promotion for girls within the pressure.
“Our policemen work selflessly and but they’re usually maligned for no purpose and even attacked by mobs. Have a look at policemen in Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh or Bihar. Our policemen are far superior,” Banerjee stated.