5,000 houses for police personnel every year

Society and police complimentary to each other

CM Mr. Chouhan inaugurates police art festival

lead19.9Bhopal, September 19, 2015 (Muslim Saleem):  Chief Minister Mr. Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that 5 thousand houses will be built for police personnel every year. He said that achievements of Madhya Pradesh police are laudable. Madhya Pradesh police has done commendable work of eradication of dacoit menace, control over naxlism and elimination of terrorists. Credit goes to police to make Madhya Pradesh an island of peace. Mr. Chouhan was inaugurating 3-day Police Art Festival at Bharat Bhavan here today. It has been organised by Indian Police Service Association. Stressing need to increase community policing, the Chief Minister said that society and police are complementary and responsible to each other. Society should cooperate with police realizing their difficulties. Distance between police and public should be bridged.

Former DGP Mr. M. Natarajan presided over the inaugural session. Chairman of Madhya Pradesh Police Housing Corporation Mr. Rishi Kumar Shukla said that Police Art Festival is an effort to inter-link police families. DGP Planning Mr. Pawan Jain said that police personnel have aesthetic sense, but could not express it due to shortage of time. This initiative will promote artistry among police personnel.

A documentary on police personnel’s difficult life and dutifulness was screened. Mr. Chouhan felicitated 2 police personnel Mr. Hari Kant Dube and Mr. Arun Shrivastava for excellence in theatre. Mr. Chouhan inaugurated an exhibition of paintings drawn by police personnel and their family members. Secretary of Indian Police Service Association, large number of police personnel and their family members were present on the occasion.