National Police Commemoration Day: 21 October

National Police Commemoration Day: 21 October

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Category : Important Days Published on: October 21 2021

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  • Every year, the country commemorates Police Commemoration Day to honour police officers who have given their lives in the line of duty.
  • Since the COVID-19 outbreak in 2019, police officers from across the country have been on the front lines, working alongside healthcare officials.
  • The day commemorates the sacrifices of ten police officers who were killed by Chinese fire in 1959. Chinese troops opened fire and threw grenades at twenty Indian soldiers in Ladakh on October 21, 1959.

Important Facts

About Police Rank Abbreviation

  • PC: Police Constable
  • SC: Senior Police Constable
  • HC: Head constable
  • ASI: Assistant Sub-inspector
  • SI: Sub-inspector
  • API: Assistant Inspector
  • INS: Inspector
  • ASP: Assistant Superintendent of Police
  • Addl. SP: Additional Superintendent of Police
  • SP: Superintendent of Police
  • SSP: Senior Superintendent of Police
  • DIG: Deputy Inspector General of Police
  • IGP: Inspector General of Police
  • ADGP: Additional Director General of Police
  • DGP: Director General of Police
  • DIB: Director of Intelligence Bureau
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