Puducherry: Floral tributes were paid to the police personnel, who laid down their lives in service, at the police commemoration day held on Wednesday.
Chief Minister, V Narayanasamy placed wreath at the police memorial in Gorimedu and paid tributes to the police personnel who died in service.
He was presented a guard of honour by the Puducherry Armed Police Personnel on the occasion.
As many as 8 police personnel (1 Sub-inspector, 2 Head constables and 5 police constables) died in service in the Union Territory last year.
DGP Balaji Srivatsava, and senior police officials also paid tributes on the occasion.
21 gun shots were fired in the air and two minutes silence was observed on the occasion as a mark of respect to the departed souls.
Later, Narayanasamy inaugurated a sports meet for the police personnel.