Delhi Police to Focus on the Issues of Women and Children

The Minister of State for Home Affairs, Shri Hansraj Gangaram Ahir inspecting the parade, on the occasion of the 70th Raising Day function of Delhi Police, in New Delhi on February 16, 2017. The Police Commissioner of Delhi, Shri Amulya Patnaik is also seen.
The Minister of State for Home Affairs, Shri Hansraj Gangaram Ahir inspecting the parade, on the occasion of the 70th Raising Day function of Delhi Police, in New Delhi on February 16, 2017. The Police Commissioner of Delhi, Shri Amulya Patnaik is also seen.

India’s Minister of State for Home Affairs, Hansraj Gangaram Ahir, said Thursday that Delhi Police should give top priority to the issues related to women, children, and senior citizens.

The Minister was the chief guest at the 70th Raising Day of Delhi Police, which was celebrated in New Delhi.

He said Delhi Police has to be well prepared to face and control any large-scale event, besides performing its regular duties like maintaining law and order and containing crime.

The Minister cautioned the citizens against internal terrorism but he expressed his confidence in Delhi Police force, which, he said, is well equipped to handle any kind of contingency.

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He also said that the Home Ministry will have a positive outlook towards requirements of police force in its efforts toward modernization and digitization.

The Minister conferred medals on 44 police personnel for Gallantry, President Medal of Distinguished Service, and Police Medal for Meritorious Service.

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Meanwhile, Delhi Commissioner of Police Amulya Patnaik appreciated the various past initiatives of Delhi Police, including mobile apps and helplines for senior citizens, women, and children in distress, police clearance and traffic updates.

Patnaik said he is determined to make police more people friendly and more digitized to cope up with the changing nature of crime in the city. He further said that Delhi Police is well equipped and in high morale to face any eventuality.

Photo courtesy: Press Information Bureau

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