Chief minister Bhupesh Baghel on Thursday spoke over telephone to police personnel, who are on lockdown duty round-the-clock under difficult circumstances and inquired about the challenges they are facing and facilities being provided to them.
The chief minister told the police personnel that they have an important responsibility of defeating the corona pandemic on their shoulders.
He said that their work and responsibilities are extremely important.
Baghel also appreciated and acknowledged the contribution of the police personnel standing in the front row to serve humanity under the tough circumstances.
He said that their contribution will always be remembered and asked them to strictly practice social distancing and other preventive measures to save themselves from infection also boosted their morale.
Chief Minister asked them about the places they have been deployed in and their strategy in dealing with people violating the norms of lockdown. He also inquired about the food arrangements made for them.
“The health and well-being of police personnel is extremely important for us, as they are standing in the front row in this fight against corona,” the CM told the police personnel.
Interacting with the police personnel, the CM requested them to be careful about their own safety and well-being and advised them to take a shower as soon as they returned home, before interacting with their family members.
Most of the police personnel with whom the CM spoke to, told him that they were satisfied with the facilities they were being provide with and also told him that they request people, who violet lockdown norms, to return home and request them to stay at home and stay safe.
The police personnel told the CM the people are made to understand the reasons why they should comply to the lock down norms and why it is important for people to stay at home.
The police personnel also told the chief minister about how they have erected road barricade in different places and important road intersection to check the unnecessary movement of vehicles and people.
The police personnel also expressed their satisfaction over food arrangements, along the supply of water and glucose while on duty.