Chandigarh, Apr 27: Expressing solidarity with Sub Inspector Harjeet Singh for bravery in line with his duty, Punjab Police, led by Director General of Police Dinkar Gupta, on Monday placed the name of Harjeet Singh on the nameplates for the whole day.
Gupta also launched a special campaign in hashtag of #MainBhiHarjeetSingh on social media platforms to highlight his bravery in the time of adversity and expressed solidarity with all doctors, health workers, all civil officers/officials during the fight with COVID-19. Gupta said SI Harjeet Singh has emerged as a symbol of nation’s fight against COVID-19. "This battle is being led by frontline policemen and healthcare professionals but unfortunately some of them are being attacked by people in many places across the country", added.
When Harjeet’s hand was chopped off at Patiala during an attack by Nihangs, he symbolised the top attributes of a good cop while remaining calm and showed exemplary courage in the face of fire. The DGP also said that he has changed name on his nameplate to ‘Harjeet Singh’ for the whole day and requested everyone to join this campaign to encourage all the frontline warriors fighting against COVID-19 in different parts of the country.
The DGP urged everybody to post a picture or share a video and upload it on various social media platforms like Facebook, Whatsapp, Twitter and Instagram with the hashtag #MainBhiHarjeetSingh and #MainBhiPunjabPolice and tag Punjab Police and PGI. (UNI)