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1040 Police Personnel To Get Gallantry Awards On Republic Day

New Delhi: A complete of 1040 police personnel might be conferred President’s police medal for gallantry award and distinguished service on Republic Day on Sunday.

Jammu and Kashmir Police will obtain the utmost variety of gallantry honours with 108 medals adopted by the Central Reserve Police Pressure (76).

Complete 4 police personnel will obtain President’s Police Medal for Gallantry (PPMG), the very best police medal for valour.

Three from Jammu and Kashmir Police and one from CRPF will obtain the very best honour. Each the forces are engaged in counter terror operations in newly-created union territory.

Abdul Jabbar (IPS), Gh. Hassan Sheikh (Deputy Superintendent of Police) and Asif Iqbal Qureshi (Constable) from Jammu and Kashmir and Late Constable Utpal Rabha (Posthumous) will obtain the very best police gallantry award for his or her valour throughout counter terror operations.

Out of 286 police personnel who will obtain second highest honour for valour – Police Medal for Gallantry, complete 105 personnel from Jammu and Kashmir Police and 75 from CRPF will obtain the medal.

Jharkhand Police has been given 33, Odisha police 13, Delhi Police 12, Maharashtra Police 10, Chhattisgarh eight and Bihar Police get seven Police Medal for Gallantry.

A complete 93 police personnel will obtain President’s Police Medal (PPM) for Distinguished Service and most are from Intelligence Bureau with eight medals.

A complete 657 personnel obtain Police Medal for Meritorious Service and most are from Uttar Pradesh police with 72 awards.

(IANS)

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