French flavour lingers on amongst artefacts at Police Museum

Director-Basic of Police S.Okay. Gautam on Saturday inaugurated the newly-renovated police museum on the Police Headquarters right here. Arrange in 1992, the museum was positioned within the workplace of the Superintendent of Police (East) on Jawaharlal Nehru Avenue.

The museum containing footage and artefacts of the police drive, which was housed in a dilapidated constructing, was subsequently shifted to the renovated construction within the Police Headquarters.

Based on a senior police officer, the museum has a variety of memorabilia starting from the Kepis (purple cap), a headgear of the constabulary ranges each for the native police in addition to the Armed police. The Kepis had been in use because the French regime.

A peek into the previous

The museum options displays narrating the historical past of the Puducherry police from the French regime and weaponry of the police and the armed forces. Portraits of the Puducherry police, the Armed police and the Vacationer police with their headgear, fashions of the police band recognized for its performances on the Independence Day, Republic Day and Liberation Day features had been on show. There’s additionally a wealthy assortment of weaponry that included bayonets and rifles used through the French regime, .22 and .45 revolvers, 380 pistol, 7.5 mm and 9 mm pistols, and cartridges.

Inspector-Basic of Police Surender Singh Yadav, and Senior Superintendent of Police (Legislation and Order) Apoorva Gupta had been current.

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