Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tributes and salutes the courage and sacrifice of police personnel who laid down their lives for the service of the nation. On Police Commemoration Day on Sunday Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated to the nation the National Police Memorial. The Prime Minister also interacted with heroes of the Hot Springs incident. He announced a bravery award in the memory of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose for martyrs involved in disaster management. Observed on October 21 every year, the Police Commemoration Day remembers the sacrifices of ten policemen who died in Chinese firing along the border in 1959. They were later cremated with full police honours at Hot Springs in North Eastern Ladakh.