Patton exhorts State police on ethics

Patton exhorts State police on ethics

Dimapur, November 17: Deputy Chief Minister, Y Patton Saturday reviewed the parade and other regimental displays of Nagaland Police at the NAPTC parade ground.
In his address, Patton, who is also the Home Minister, exhorted the State police on the ethics and values of being in the uniform service; and the responsibilities that is attached with it. He advised them to abide by the core values of being in a disciplined organisation. He said Nagaland Police was second to none as was evident from the laurels earned from both within and outside the State.
Patton appreciated and congratulated the DGP and his team for taking the initiative and coordinating efforts to present an excellent parade and regimental display. In appreciation, the Deputy CM donated Rs 2 lakhs to all those on parade.
Earlier the Deputy CM received the general salute on arrival, and after the opening remarks by Commandant NAPTC , the programme took off with a blindfolded weapon handling display involving disassembling and assembling 7.62 SLR , 5.56 INSAS Rifle, AKM and LMG . This was followed by an excellent drill display by the Mahila Drill platoon, and a march past by 7 platoons representing the Nagaland Police and the Nagaland Village Guards. The parade was commanded by Assistant Commandant Lucy Yhome; and in a slight breakaway from tradition and for the very first time, the Hell March was included to add flavour to the parade and was competently carried out by 3 platoons of the IR Bns on parade.
The parade also witnessed a massed band display comprising of brass and pipe bands from the Nagaland Police, Home Guards and the Nagaland Village Guards. The massed bands played a number of tunes including Coloney Bogey and Scotland the brave for the March Past; the wooden heart, scipio, Arunachal, the drummers call, Kohima will shine tonight and others.
The programme ended with closing remarks by DGP Nagaland. (Page News Service)