Amaravati: Speaking on the Police Commemoration Day at Indira Gandhi Municipal Corporation Stadium in Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Thursday said that recently, crime is taking new forms, political parties are using abusive language to stop welfare activities. Trying to use and be antisocial. He said the parties were trying to create unrest in the state by destroying idols, lighting chariots in temples at night and creating rift between castes and religions. Criticizing the opposition, he said that it is unable to digest the popularity of the government.
He said that he has gone to the extent of using abusive words against the Chief Minister who is a constitutional head and questioned whether it was right to use such words. "They are trying to brand the youth of Andhra Pradesh as drug addicts, however the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence, DGP and Commissioner of Police have clarified that Andhra Pradesh has no connection with drug cases," he said. The Chief Minister remembered the great services of the police who laid down their lives for the country, and paid tribute to all of them.
He said a weekly day-off system would be implemented to give rest to the police. He said, "Massive recruitment will be done to fill the vacant posts in the department soon." The Chief Minister said that the Police Department has sanctioned Rs. The government has approved a matching grant of Rs 5 lakh and a check of Rs 10 lakh has been handed over to the next of kin. He has directed the officers to immediately give a compassionate job to a family member of the deceased police officer and complete the process by November 30.