Director General of Police (DGP) Punjab Dinkar Gupta paid rich tributes to Police Martyr Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) Dalwinderjit Singh on his Bhog Ceremony held at Guru Nanak Singh Sabha Gurdwara in his native village Sangwan in Tarn Taran on Monday.ASI Dalwinderjit Singh, 48, who joined the Police force as a Constable in 1994 and was currently posted in Crime Investigation Unit (CIA) Wing of Ludhiana Rural Police had lost his life in a confrontation with criminals and drug smugglers in Jagraon on May 15, 2021. He is survived by his wife and two sons.
DGP Dinkar Gupta, who attended the ceremony via video conferencing due to COVID-19 restrictions, led senior police officers of the State in remembering the supreme sacrifice made by ASI Dalwinderjit Singh. “All of us, who are the family of the 82000 strong Police force of Punjab, will always remember and feel proud of the supreme sacrifice of the ASI for the safety and security of the citizens of the border state of Punjab,” he said.The DGP said that ASI Dalwinderjit, who had spent most of his service in Jagraon had bravely fought the criminals.
DGP Dinkar Gupta assured that the Punjab Government and Punjab Police would always stand solidly with the family of the martyr. He also assured that the family of ASI Dalwinderjit Singh would be paid a sum of Rs 1 crore as relief by the HDFC Bank, besides other benefits, including a Police job, will be given to his son as soon as he comes of age.Meanwhile, following the gathering restrictions due to fresh surge in COVID-19 cases, only a limited number of people were requested to attend the Bhog Ceremony, however, Tarn Taran Police made the entire event live on their Facebook pages for all the Police officials and people to pay tributes to the martyr.