Chandigarh, February 4
There has been a rise in the number of police personnel turning up at centres for vaccination against Covid-19. As many as 1,146 cops across the state got the vaccine jab on Thursday. A total of 1,611 personnel have been vaccinated in the state, mostly in two days.
The Jalandhar Police Commissionerate secured the top rank, with 213 police personnel turning up to get the vaccine shot in a single day, while 123 cops got the jab in Mansa, followed by 101 cops in Ludhiana city.
Paid holiday on Feb 14
The state government has declared a paid holiday on February 14 to enable the workers to vote in districts where the civic body polls and byelections are to be held.
Jaskaran Singh, IG, Bathinda, and Sukhchain Singh Gill, Commissioner of Police, Amritsar, besides nine SSPs and three Commandants, were among the senior police officers to get vaccinated on the third day. Dinkar Gupta, DGP, appreciated the police personnel, who voluntarily came forward to get themselves vaccinated. — TNS
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