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Duty Calls- 2 Sundergarh Lady Constables Postpone Their Marriage To Perform COVID-19 Duty

Bhubaneswar: Marriages can wait but not the call of duty against coronavirus pandemic. At the time when policemen are playing a vital role, two women police personnel in Sundergarh district of Odisha have decided to postpone their weddings so that they do not shirk from their professional commitment.

Home guard Tilotama Meher’s wedding was scheduled for April 12 while constable Sunita Adha was scheduled to tie the knot on April 25, DGP Abhay said after his recent visit to Sundergarh district.

DGP Tweeted, “During my Sundergarh visit, I learnt about Woman Home Guard Tilotama Meher who had her wedding scheduled for 12.4.She has postponed her wedding and leave to do Corona duty .And make world safer for all brides. My compliments to her.”

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Regarding Sunita, who is posted at Birmitrapur, the DGP in another Tweet said, “Another Sundergarh bride to postpone her wedding for Corona Duty is Constable Sunita Adha whose wedding was scheduled for 25.4. She would rather do “Duty “to make Birmitrapur safe for all .Our compliments to her.”

Police sources said, most of the personnel engaged in COVID-19 duty have already cancelled their family functions to be on duty during the ongoing lockdown which has been imposed to prevent the spread of novel Coronavirus.

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik in a twitter post had earlier said, “Thousands of police men are making personal and family sacrifices joining our fight against COVID-19. Let us honour their sacrifice by staying at homes and maintain social distancing. Appeal all to to respect lockdown for your safety and safety of society.”

(With Agency Inputs)

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