by MR and Prasanna Kodavoor, Team Mangalorean
Udupi: The Police Flag Day was observed amidst a colourful parade honouring all serving and retired police personnel in the District on April 2.
Retired DySP of Udupi, Dr Prabhudeva Mane was the chief guest of the function and accepted the guard of honour. He advised the police to provide good education to their children. He also suggested them to maintain good relations with the public. "The public and the police should maintain a good rapport to check the crime rate," he said.
He called upon the police personnel to be people friendly in discharging their duties. "Police should be cautious and very patient while handling sensitive issues," he said. A sum of Rs 5,13,000 as medical aid was handed over to 40 retired police personnel on the occasion.
Additional SP Santhosh Kumar welcomed the gathering. DySP of Udupi, Chandrakanth delivered the vote of thanks.