On the eve of the 72nd Independence Day, a total of 32 Assam Police personnel have been conferred the President’s Medal for Gallantry, Meritorious Service and Distinguished Service.
Two policemen have been conferred the President’s Police Medal for Distinguished Service, 27 policemen conferred President’s Police Medal for Meritorious Service and three have been selected for President’s Police Medal for Gallantry.
Rana Bhuyan, Deputy Inspector General of Police (Trg.), Dergaon and Hardon Sah, Constable (AB)-17, Tinsukia DEF have been selected for the President’s Police Medal Distinguished Service.
Tabu Ram Pegu (Additional Superintendent of Police), Ramen Kalita (Constable) and Hemanta Rajbongshi (Constable) have been selected for President’s Police Medal for Gallantry.
On the other hand, the Assam Police personnel who have been selected for the President’s Police Medal for Meritorious Service are: Parthasarathi Mahanta (Kamrup Superintendent of Police), Chittaranjan Ojha [APTS, Superintendent of Police (Commandant)], Simanta Talukdar [APTS, SP (Commandant)], Sudhakar Singh (Lakhimpur SP), Mugdhajyoti Dev Mahanta (Tinsukia SP), Bir Bikram Gogoi (Commandant, 23rd APIR Battalion), Pabindra Kumar Nath (SP, CID, Ulubari, Guwahati), Longnit Terang (Dhubri SP), Krishna Kanta Dutta (Inspector of Police, UB, Police Commissionerate, Guwahati), Yusuf Hussain (Assistant Sub Inspector, PR Station, Tezpur), Rantul Kumar Deka (Assistant Sub-Inspector of Police UB, Police Commissionerate, Guwahati), Meloram Basumatary, (Assistant Sub-Inspector UB, Kokrajhar DRF), Padmajyoti Gogoi (Assistant Sub-Inspector of Police Clerk, 23rd APIR Battalion, Karbi Anglong), Milan Mech (Havilder, Sonitpur), Rebati Mohan Nath (Havilder, Police Reserve, Goalpara), Rudreswar Pegu (Havilder, Sonitpur), Ram Mohan Kemprai (Havilder, 1st AP Battalion, Nazira), Rishi Singha (Havilder, CDO Battalion, Mandakata. North Guwahati), Rintu Neog (Havilder, PSO UB, SB, Kahilipara, Guwahati), Abdul Jalil (Constable UB, Kokrajhar), Rajendra Kumar Singh (Constable, UB, Sonitpur), Gagan Chandra Nath (AB Constable, Goalpara), Kalyan Chetry (UB Constable, Borguri, Tinsukia ), Chandra Bhan Prasad (AB Constable, Sonitpur), Damodar Boro (AB Constable, Police Commissionerate, Guwahati), Khagen Kalita (UB Constable, Police Commissionerate, Guwahati) and Abhijit Borgohain (Constable UB, Sonitpur).
Meanwhile, the President will also honour Fire Service, Home Guards and Civil Defence personnel of Assam on the auspicious occasion.
Ghanashyam Choudhury (Senior Station Officer) will receive President’s fire service medal for distinguished service; Dharma Kanta Gogoi (Sub-Officer) and Rajat Chandra Patgiri (Leading Fireman) will receive fire service medal for meritorious service; Amal Bhattacharyya (Subedar, HG), Mohan Chandra Mahatta (Platoon Commander, HG) and Jitendra Muchahary (Constable, HG) will receive Home Guard and Civil Defence Medal for Meritorious Service.