FROM A REPORTER
SHILLONG, Oct 21: Along with the rest of the tion Police Commemoration Day was observed today at Ampati, South West Garo Hills with a solemn but large gathering at Ampati Police Station.
South West Garo Hills Superintendent of Police Ramesh Singh accompanied by Additiol Deputy Commissioner Mary T Sangma led the wreath laying ceremony at a commemorative in remembrance of all police personnel killed in the line of duty.
Later Singh addressing the gathering informed that on October 21, 1959, a group of Indian policemen led by Karam Singh was attacked by the Chinese Army at Hot Springs in North Eastern Ladakh where ten policemen were killed and seven taken prisoners.
The day has since been remembered and all Indian police units hold commemoration parades to pay tribute to the martyrs who have sacrificed their lives for service to the society and security of the tion he said. The gathering was attended by officers from both the South West Garo Hills district Police and the BSF stationed there.