Sharad Pawar Writes To Maha CM Asking For Better Facilities For Police Personnel

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NCP Chief Sharad Pawar wrote to Maharashtra's CM suggesting that the police personnel are provided with seating facilities once events start

Written By Devarshi mankad | Mumbai | Updated On:
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Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar has written a letter to Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) ally and Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray asking for better facilities for police personnel.  

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Pawar bats for police force

In a series of tweets, the Pawar said, "There is a special strain on the police administration when it comes to the arrival and departure of important persons at public meetings or tours. Other times, police personnel have to stand firm for hours. The police personnel should be prompt and ready during the meeting, but I feel that the women police personnel, especially when the meeting is running smoothly, suffer unbearably. Also, I don't think it is appropriate for senior police officers to be abusive."

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Pawar suggested that the police personnel should be allowed to sit once the event starts so that there is comparatively less strain. "Therefore, when the meeting starts in peace, guidelines should be issued to women police personnel, senior police officers and other police personnel for providing chairs or seats for them to sit on as needed. I have sent a letter to the Hon'ble Home Minister of the State of Maharashtra requesting that the police officers and officers should be allowed to do so through the Home Department. I expect the Home Minister to look into this matter personally," he added. 

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The NCP and Congress joined hands with Shiv Sena to form a government in Maharashtra in November. The Maharashtra Home Ministry is headed by Anil Deshmukh, an NCP leader. 

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