Gandhinagar: Nineteen police personnel from Gujarat have been chosen to receive Police Medals this Republic Day. Of these, two have been named for President’s Police Medal for Distinguished Service and 17 for Police Medal for Meritorious Service.
The Union Home ministry on Tuesday released a list of names of personnel chosen for the Police Medal for Gallantry, President’s Police Medal for Distinguished Service and Police Medal for Meritorious Service.
A total of 939 police personnel have been awarded medals this year.
Of these, 189 are Police Medal for Gallantry, 88 President’s Police Medal for Distinguished Service and 662 Police Medal for Meritorious Service.
The awardees from Gujarat
President’s Police Medal for Distinguished Service
- Narsimha Komar, Addl DGP (law and order), Gandhinagar
- Bharatsinh Waghela, ASI-Crime Branch, Ahmedabad
Police Medal for Meritorious Service
- Vikramsinh Rathod, Assistant Commissioner of Intelligence
- Dharmendra Chavda, Surat ACP
- Chandrasinh Solanki, Siddhpur DSP
- Navinchandra Patel, Jamnagar SRPF DySP
- Vijaysinh Parmar, Armed DySP, SRP, Ahmedabad
- Rajendrakumar Devdha, DYSP, Dhrangadhra
- Dinesh Koshti, Wireless police inspector, Gandhinagar
- Dilipsinh Ahir, Armed PI, SRP, Ahmedabad
- Rajendrasinh Ranavat, Armed PSI, SRPF, Ahmedabad
- Mahesh Rathod, ASI, Kheda
- Pankaj Patel, ASI, Surat
- Mahmed Yusuf Shaikh, ASI, Anand
- Prahaladsinh Makwana, Unarmed ASI, Ahmedabad
- Jagdish Rabari, ASI, Ahmedabad rural
- Vijaysinh Dodiya, ASI, Surat
- Mahendrasinh Gohil, Head Constable, Ahmedabad
- Vasant Patel, Unarmed Head Constable, Crime Branch Ahmedabad
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