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Uniform is not just a dress but an ethos

Careful thought has to be given by the decision-makers on the needs of those serving in the police force

Premvir Das 

Premvir Das

Three incidents in recent months have brought the uniform into focus.

In one of them, we saw an ugly confrontation between two agencies, both pivotal for the maintenance of law and order in our country which led to one of them, the Delhi Police, agitating outside the headquarters and actually heckling the commissioner when he came out to assuage their feelings. And last month, we saw an amazing sight of two “marshals” standing on either side of the chairman of Rajya Sabha, looking more like military men with caps and braids resembling those worn by our Generals; this dress ...

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First Published: Tue, November 26 2019. 01:13 IST
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