CM Yogi attends the unveiling ceremony of Martyr Kotwal Dhan Singh Gurjar’s statue in Meerut
Meerut : By fostering an excellent environment of law and order, the Uttar Pradesh Police has changed the public’s perception of the state, said Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday.
During the unveiling ceremony of the statue of martyr Kotwal Dhan Singh Gurjar at the Police Training School in Meerut, the CM said, “In the past, people used to feel afraid when they heard the name of UP. Through excellent law and order, our UP Police have changed that perception. UP is now widely recognized as the best investment destination in the nation. Behind this is also the UP Police, performing its duties sincerely.”
The Chief Minister welcomed and congratulated Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar and Dr. Sudesh Dhankhar on behalf of the people of the state, saying that today is a proud moment for all of us.
“The Vice President unveiled the statue of immortal fighter Dhan Singh Gurjar in the training school that is being developed as state-of-the-art in the first year of the Azaadi ka Amrit Kaal. Martyr Dhan Singh Gurjar, the great son of Mother India, sacrificed his youth for the service of the nation and for the freedom of the country. I offer my humble tribute and bow down to such a martyr.”
The Chief Minister went on to say that Meerut has its own history. In addition to witnessing history being made, this city set an example for the rest of the world. The temple of Baba Aughadnath here was an important focal point of the first freedom struggle of 1857. The spark that Mangal Pandey lit in the Barrackpore Cantonment reached its peak in Meerut, Uttar Pradesh.
“On the one hand, martyr Kotwal Dhan Singh Gurjar was giving direction in Meerut during the first freedom struggle; on the other hand, Rani Lakshmi Bai took the command in Jhansi and Tatya Tope in Bithoor. Every area of UP participated in the 1857 first freedom struggle. With the inspiration of PM Modi, the program of Amrit Mahotsav has been extended to express gratitude towards the immortal fighters.”
that every Indian should work for the development of a developed India, the abolition of slavery, the promotion of heritage respect, and the unity and solidarity of the nation.
Referring to the ‘Panch Prana’ of the Prime Minister, the Chief Minister said that every Indian should work for the development of a ‘developed India’, the abolition of slavery, create a sense of respect for heritage, the unity and solidarity of the nation, and the realization of one’s own duties.
The Chief Minister said that in the previous six years, the capacity of police training in UP had increased three times with the inspiration of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Along with this, arrangements for the recruitment and training of 1,64,000 policemen have also been done properly.
The CM said that today cybercrime stations are being set up in every district, and FSL labs are also being set up everywhere. Along with this, the work of establishing the Institute of Police and Forensic Sciences in Lucknow is going on on a war footing. In addition, many works are being done for the capacity building of the police. In this sequence, the capacity of the Police Training Institute here has been increased from 300 to 1600. Until recently, only constables received training here; however, sub-inspectors and inspectors are now being trained as well, he said.