LG calls for bolstering security framework
New Delhi: In the wake of the terrorist attack in Pulwama, Delhi's Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal on Saturday laid the stress on the need for bolstering security framework so that internal security challenges can be dealt with in a better way.
"Along with the rest of the country, I am pained by the terror attack on the Srinagar-Jammu highway and salute the jawans who sacrificed their lives toward protecting the nation. This undoubtedly is an irreparable loss for the country and I express my condolence for the bereaved families and wish a speedy recovery for those injured," he said in his address at the 72nd Raising Day Parade of Delhi Police held at New Police Lines at Kingsway Camp.
The chief guest inspected the parade comprising of contingents of Anti-Riot Squad, Armed Police, Women Police, Police Commandos, Dog Squad, Mounted Police, Traffic Squad, Women Constables on bicycle, Mobile Cyber Lab, PCR Squad, SWAT and RakshakVajra.
Contingents of Maharashtra Police, UP Police & Haryana Police also took part in the March Past, which was synchronized with Delhi Police Band. The Chief Guest conferred medals on 46 police personnel for Gallantry, President Medal of Distinguished Service and Police Medal for Meritorious Service. The trophy of Best Police Station was bagged by Police station KN Katju , while Malviya Nagar police station and Khayala police station ended up I & II runners-up, respectively.
The Commissioner of Police, Delhi reiterated commitment in fighting terrorism being the topmost priority of Delhi Police. Apart from Special Cell, sharing inputs, holding interstate police meets, raising specialised SWAT (Women & Men) commando units and Cyber Cell etc have been integral mechanism to keep a sharp eye and thereby is well prepared to thwart any threat.
KiranBedi, LG, Pondicherry, KK Paul, Former Governor Uttarakhand, former Commissioners of Police, MB Kaushal, TR Kakkar, BK Gupta and Neeraj Kumar and several retired as well as serving senior police officers were also present on the occasion.