‘Supercop’ KPS Gill laid to rest with full state honours

Gill, who served as DG CRPF besides holding important post of DGP Punjab, was also Advisor (Security) to Chhattisgarh Government in 2006-07.

By: PTI | Chandigarh | Published:May 28, 2017 9:46 pm
supercop, kps gill, state honours, delhi police, punjab police, crpf, punjab, cm, chief minister, captain amarinder singh, india news, indian express news A large number of political and other dignitaries, including IPS officers and people from various walks of life, paid homage to the former Punjab DGP. (Representational Image)

The Punjab Police on Sunday joined the CRPF and the Delhi Police in presenting a joint guard of honour to former DGP Punjab K P S Gill, whose mortal remains were consigned to flames in New Delhi with full police honours. As Gill’s son and daughter lit the pyre, the three forces did the honours as a mark of respect to the man credited with ridding Punjab of terrorism and restoring peace. Gill passed away at the age of 82 on Friday. Punjab Director General of Police Suresh Arora laid the wreath as National Security Advisor Ajit Doval paid respects on behalf of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, a Punjab government spokesperson said in a release at Chandigarh.

Bharat Inder Singh Chahal, Advisor to Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, represented the Punjab government at the cremation, while the chief minister’s Political Secretary Karan Pal Singh Sekhon laid the wreath on behalf of Capt Amarinder.

A large number of political and other dignitaries, including IPS officers as well as people from various walks of life, paid homage to the former Punjab DGP.

Prominent among them were Maninderjit Singh Bitta, Chairman All India Anti-Terrorist Front; DGP Hardeep Singh Dhillon; former DGP Sarbdeep Singh, and former DGP S K Sharma.

ADGP Dinkar Gupta, ADGP Iqbal Preet Singh Sahota, ADGP Ishwar Singh, IG Arpit Shukla, IG Amar Singh Chahal, IG Paramraj Singh Umranangal, IG Ananya Gautam, IG Ishwar Singh, AIG Harpreet Singh Sandhu, Prof Sarup Singh, Narinder Singh and former Captain of Indian Hockey Team Dhanraj Pillay were among those who paid their respects to the departed soul.

Gill, who served as DG CRPF besides holding the important post of DGP Punjab, was also Advisor (Security) to the Government of Chhattisgarh in 2006-07.

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    sunny
    May 30, 2017 at 4:47 pm
    The Legend Of Mr KPS Gill WIll COntinue To rise Like a Sky-Rocket,A Mans Man Who Didnt care much For political Correcteness like many in society today, he told it like it is.Every child Growing up today Should have Mr Gill as There role model instead of following Plastic film stars Who themselves are Followers of westernised culture.
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    Kiran
    May 29, 2017 at 1:20 pm
    We Thank you for ur sacrifice n services to the nation.RIP sir
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