13th Sep 2018 10:09:PM State
Eastern Sentinel Arunachal News

Itanagar, Sep 13 (PTI) Police officers must be calm, refrain from profanity and empathize with intense situations, Union minister Kiren Rijiju said here on Thursday. 

Addressing the 25th annual conference of DGP, IGP and heads of central police organizations of North East region at Dorjee Khandu State Convention Centre here, the Union Minister of State for Home Affairs said people expect a lot from the police. 

So they tend to be more demanding and abusive towards the police, he said. 

"Police can play a positive role in the promotion of tourism by conducting themselves in a decent and helpful way," Rijiju added. 

The two-day convention would deliberate on improving law and order situation in the regionand formulating strategies to deal with new challenges. 

Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu while speaking on the occasion said peace and order as the 'prerequisite' for development and economic growth of the state. Security and development have to go together, and such goals cannot be achieved without the state policebeing efficient, he said. 

He said the security situation in the region has considerably improved due to fresh developmentimpetus was given by the Centre. 

"Though Arunachal has no homegrown insurgency three eastern districts of the state is affected by it," he said.


Kenter Joya Riba

(Managing Editor)
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