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Three Gadchiroli policemen receive gallantry medal

PTI  Gadchiroli (Maharashtra), August 16, 2014
First Published: 11:51 IST(16/8/2014) | Last Updated: 11:53 IST(16/8/2014)

Three police personnelof Gadchiroli police were awarded with the President's Police Medal for Gallantry (PPMG) for their outstanding performance in service.

As many as 20 other policemen also received the Police Medal for Gallantry (PMG) at a programme held in Gadchiroli on Friday .

The PPMG awardees, were Shagir Munir Sheikh, Shankar Godshelwar, both police nayaks and late Govinda Farkade.

State home minister R R Patil presented the medals and certificates to recipients at Independence Day programme held here at the collectorate.

Surekha Farkade, wife of Govinda Farkade, received the honour on behalf of her husband, who was killed in during an encounter.

MLA Namdeo Usendi, district collector Ranjeet Kumar, and other senior police and administrative officials also attended the programme.


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