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LG presides over police’s investiture ceremony

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Jammu: Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha presented Gallantry Awards and Distinguished Service Decorations at the Jammu Kashmir Police Investiture Ceremony held at Raj Bhawan today.

During the ceremony, 218 medals were conferred by the LG to the police personnel, an official press release informed. 

It said the President’s Police medal for Gallantry was awarded to Constable Imtiyaz Ahmad (posthumously for the Year 2019) who had attained martyrdom during a terrorist attack at SOG camp, Pulwama. The medal was received by his wife Shahnaz Akhtar.

Police medals for Gallantry were awarded to 157 police personnel. Police medals for Distinguished Services were awarded to three retired police officers while Police medals for Meritorious Services were awarded to 57 police officers.

RR Bhatnagar, Advisor to LG, DGP Dilbag Singh, and other senior police officers were present on the occasion.

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