CORRESPONDENT ITANAGAR, Nov 8 - The frontier State of Arunachal Pradesh has been adjudged as the best State in terms of maintenance of law and order by a national television news channel.
Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu along DGP SBK Singh inspecting the parade contingents on the occasion of 46th Raising Day celebration of Arunachal Pradesh Police, at Itanagar on Thursday. – Correspondent
“I am happy to know that Arunachal Pradesh has been adjudged as the best performing State when it comes to securing law and order as per survey by television news channel ‘India Today’. We owe this credit to our credible and dedicated Arunachal Police force,” stated Khandu while attending the 46th Raising Day function of Arunachal Pradesh Police here at IG Park today along with Home Minister Kumar Waii, Assembly Speaker TN Thongdok and others.
Extending his best wishes to the APP personnel on the occasion, Khandu said this was the result of several police reforms brought by the State Government in recent years giving highest priority to securing law and order in the State.
The Chief Minister said the State Government will leave no stone unturned in modernising the police force and in giving best facilities to them so that law and order in the State is not compromised. He also assured to ensure adequate accommodation facility for police personnel in the districts.
Commenting on the recent ‘Bomdila incident’ involving the Indian Army and the police, the Chief Minister said the incident was ‘unfortunate’. He said steps are being taken to improve the relation between the Indian Army, local administration and the State police.
He said a monthly sitting will be held between the Army and the State police for maintaining harmonious relation and to resolve issues. The State police head has also been directed to ensure that all necessary steps are taken so that relations with the armed forces are maintained.
Director General of Police SBK Singh congratulated his team for putting up best foot forward for showcasing all the new initiatives taken up by Arunachal Pradesh Police to strengthen police-public relationship and empowerment of the community. Earlier, the Chief Minister inaugurated the event by releasing balloons and also inspected the parade contingents before taking salute from the marching platoons.