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HP Guv unveils cut-out for Covid awareness

The Governor appreciated the initiative and said that during the Corona pandemic, the police personnel have done an excellent job in fighting COVID-19 as frontline warriors

Statesman News Service | Shimla |

Himachal Pradesh Governor Bandaru Dattatraya on Wednesday unveiled a cut-out, prepared by Shimla Police for social awareness on COVID-19, at Raj Bhavan here.

Superintendent of Police, Shimla, Mohit Chawla and his other team members of District Police Administration were also present on the occasion.

The Governor appreciated the initiative and said that during the Corona pandemic, the police personnel have done an excellent job in fighting COVID-19 as frontline warriors. He said the Police friendly attitude during this period has changed the mindset of the people towards the police.

He said the police personnel have earned a lot of respect from the people of the state for their role in assisting people during Covid-19 pandemic.

While staying away from their homes and families, even when people celebrate the festival, a policeman has to be on duty, he added.

The Governor said that the fight against Corona pandemic was yet not over. “Therefore, we have to be cautious until its medicine is available, he added and urged the people to wear masks and make a habit of washing hands with soap. Maintain physical distancing in public places and like a responsible citizen, follow these guidelines and be a participant in the victory from Corona,” he said.

He exhorted the people to cooperate in the Prime Minister’s mass movement appeal against COVID-19.

Dattatraya appealed to intensify the police campaign against drugs and said that the police could play an important role in protecting youth from drug addiction. On the occasion of Police Commemoration Day, the Governor paid tribute to all the police personnel who have laid down their lives for the country.