As many as 11 police personnel from Northeast including eight from Assam and three from Arunachal Pradesh have been awarded with Gallantry Awards for their gallantry action in the Northeast region.
They will be conferred with the Awards on the occasion of India’s 74th Independence Day on Saturday.
Anupam Gowala (SI), Kushal Das (CT), Titheswar Saikia (CT), Ashini Kumar Saikia (CT), Cham Hup Chakap (CT) from Assam and Navdeep Singh Brar (SP), Tabi Bage (Inspector) and Jiyauddin Ansari (HC) from Arunachal Ptradesh have been awarded with Police medal for Gallantry Awards.
A total of 926 Police personnel have been awarded Medals on the occasion of Independence Day this year.
Police Medals for Gallantry (PMG) have been awarded to 215 police personnel for their conspicuous gallant action.
President’s Police Medals for Distinguished Service has been awarded to 80 police personnel and Police Medal for Meritorious Service to 631 police personnel.
Among the majority of the 215 Gallantry Awards, 123 personnel are being awarded for their gallant action in Jammu & Kashmir, 29 personnel for their gallant action in Left Wing extremism affected areas.
Among the personnel receiving Gallantry Awards, 55 are from CRPF, 81 are from J&K police, 23 are from Uttar Pradesh and 16 are from Delhi Police, 14 are from Maharashtra and 12 are from Jharkhand and the remaining from the other States and UTs and Central Armed Police Forces.