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Odisha Observes 58th Police Commemoration Day

Bhubaneswar, Oct 21: The 58th Police Commemoration Day was observed across the state with much respect today and was marked with solemnity during separate functions held by the Odisha Police at Bhubaneswar, Cuttack and Koraput.

DGP Dr Rajendra Prasad Sharma led the event held at Odisha Police Headquarters this morning and paid homage to the policemen who laid their lives in line of duty amidst gun salutes. A two-minute silence was also observed for at least 9 policemen from the state who attained martyrdom, this year.

Bhubaneswar-Cuttack twin city Police Commissioner YB Khurania led the Police Commemoration Day event held at the Reserve Police Ground at Bhubaneswar. Addressing the visitors during the event the Commissioner claimed that the number of martyrs has been brought down significantly this year due to modernization of the force as well as successful Maoist defense strategy. The event also witnessed a parade held by the Commissionerate Police.

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