GUWAHATI: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Thursday inaugurated the newly-constructed buildings of Majuli police station and Garhmur police station at Majuli along with a guest house for the police personnel. The police stations have been built while reflecting the spiritual and cultural mosaic of Majuli in their architecture, stated a press release.
Speaking at the inauguration programme, the Chief Minister said that work culture of police force had improved tremendously in the last four-and-half years and an environment had been developed where public could come to police stations to register complaints without any apprehension. Saying that punishing criminals swiftly through fast track courts had become possible now, Sonowal underlined the need for police to live up to the public expectation by ensuring safety and security for all. He also highlighted the importance of a conducive environment for the police personnel to work and deliver their services and said that a modernization drive of police stations had been undertaken by the State Government through Moitri scheme.
Referring to the call made by Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the conference of all State DGPs held in Guwahati for making smart police forces, Sonowal said that the State Government had taken steps in this regard while incorporating latest technologies for crime fighting in Assam Police. In Majuli also, steps had been taken to develop police infrastructure and inauguration of the new buildings of the two police stations was a testimony of these development measures, he said.
MP Pradan Barua, MLAs Bimal Bora and Dr. Ranuj Pegu, DGP Bhaskarjyoti Mahanta, president of Majuli District Village Defence Party, Loknath Kutum also spoke at the programme.