Kohima, October 31 (NEx): Along with the rest of the country, Nagaland Police observed ‘The National Unity Day’ in commemoration of the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallab Bhai Patel, the first Deputy Prime Minister and Home Minister of Independent India on October 31, 2020 at Police Headquarter with T. John Longkumer, IPS, DGP Nagaland, as the chief host.
In his address, the DGP said that Sardar Vallab Bhai Patel played an important role in the country’s struggle for independence and guided its integration into a united and independent India. The DGP also mentioned that the Police forces in India including the CPO and Assam Rifles have contributed immensely towards various internal security challenges. They are an integral part of national security and instrumental in maintaining unity of the country. It is in recognition of the galvanizing role played by the police, that the period October 21st to 31st has been declared as ‘Police Flag Day’ which culminates today with the observance of the ‘National Unity Day, he added.
On the occasion, the DGP also administered the Pledge of Unity and called upon the gathering to renew their oaths to uphold the integrity and security of the Nation.