Pune: Applauding the work of Pune Police for ensuring safeguarding the region, Deputy Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Ajit Pawar on Friday said, "The police has worked round the clock for safeguarding people and worked as a security shield to protect the citizens from the infection which was rapidly reaching to large crowds. The work of Pune police, entire Maharashtra police department is highly appreciated and they have rendered their duty for society and this act of police has been fully respected by the citizens.
Pawar, who is also the Guardian Minister of Pune, was in the city to hold a meeting with the administration as well as the police department to check the status of coronavirus pandemic, and understanding the ground realities that they are facing. He also scrutinised the activities taken by them.
The meeting was organised at Commissioner Office for police work, where he visited a blood donation camp, organised by police batch of 2012. He also released a book written on police braveheart stories and cases they have handled known as "Feel the bit".
The police officers shared and exchanged their thoughts and experience that they faced during this lockdown and pandemic.
The Pune city Commissioner Dr K Venkatesham explained the way he and his team are maintaining precautionary measures, which will ensure that the virus does not reach his team. Along with him, Dr Ravindra Shisve, Joint Commissioner of Police (Law and Order) explained the laws and instructions passed during the lockdown.
Pawar, while addressing the police, said, "For the last three months, the Maharashtra police is working sensitivity and patience for citizens without any hesitation that is highly recommended. Even the outlook of citizens towards police has developed a respectable, responsible job. The government, along with the support of police, medical staff and other corona-warriors, will soon wipe off the virus from State and India. "