Pradeep Pattanayak

On the occasion of the 75th Republic Day, as many as 37 Odisha police personnel were felicitated with police medals. 

While SOG Subedar Prahalad Himirika;  SOG SI (armed) Santosh Kumar Giri, SOG Commando Suneel Kumar Bariha, and DV Bargarh Constable Sujit Kumar Rana received medals for gallantry, ADGP (modernisation) Sanjay Kumar and additional SP (BPSPA) Rabindra Nath Satapathy were felicitated with President’s medal for distinguished service. 

Here is the list of other awardees: 

Medal for meritorious service 
1.    Deepak Kumar, I.G of Police, Northern Range, Sambalpur

2.    Ananta Charan Pati, Superintendent of Police, Special Branch, Odisha

3.    Benudhar Nayak, retired as SP Vigilance, Jeypore Division 

4.    Rajib Lochan Panda, Additional SP, IUCAW, Ganjam

5.    Amita Tripathy, DSP, Vigilance, Bhubaneswar Division

6.    Umakanta Pradhan, ACP, UPD, Bhubaneswar

7.    Dilip Kumar Nayak, SI of Police (Armed), BTI, Burla, Sambalpur

8.    Gupta Prasad Mohanty, ASI of Police, Khurdha 

9.    Krushna Chandra Mohanta, CI, Havildar, Mayurbhanj

10.    Peter Tirkey, Constable, Deogarh

11.    Susanta Kumar Majhi, Constable, Security Wing, Special Branch, Bhubaneswar  

The rest 20 police personnel were awarded with Governor’s Medal under Category I, II, III, IV, V, VI and VII.

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