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Chief Minister inaugurates Bodakdev Police Station- 67th Police Station of Ahmedabad

    Effective operation in the last 100 days to bring out the citizens trapped in the vicious circle of interest, more than 750 cases and arrest of about 500 criminals – Shri Harsh Sanghavi
    The newly constructed Bodakdev Police Station has drone camera units, cyber intelligence and narcotics task force facilities


    Gandhinagar, Tuesday: Speaking on the occasion of the inauguration of the newly constructed Bodakdev Police Station of Ahmedabad City Police, Chief Minister Shri Bhupendra Patel said that the duo of Mahatma Gandhiji and Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel gave our country Swaraj, while the duo of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Shri Amit Shah have given sovereignty.

    He said that the Gujarat government is always working so that the people do not face any problem. Our goal is good governance with the use of technology and modern tools under the leadership of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi. If the functioning and system of the police department is smooth, the results are good as well. Meanwhile, the Gujarat government is also determined to provide modern technology and equipment to the home department.
    The newly constructed Bodakdev Police Station is the 67th police station in the entire Ahmedabad city, which is included in Zone 7 of Ahmedabad city. In the coming time, this police station will be expanded to 60,000 square feet by constructing a new building. The newly built police station has drone camera unit, cyber intelligence and narcotics task force facilities.

    Shri Bhupendra Patel, as the Chief Minister and MLA of the area, congratulated the residents of this place, expressing his happiness for becoming a police station. He further added that the responsibility of the police is like ‘shooting an arrow and saving a bird’.

    Police is working in such a way that no innocent goes unpunished along with strict action against usury and drugs. For which the entire Home Department deserves congratulations. As the police are with the people, it is necessary that the people also support the police. The government is doing construction works including offices and housing in ultra-modern style to serve the people. Thus it is expected that society will cooperate in building a safe society. He added.

    Minister of Home Affairs Shri Harsh Sanghvi, who was present on this occasion, said that the goal of the Home Department under the leadership of Chief Minister Shri Bhupendra Patel is to create an environment where no one has to come to the police station. It was the Chief Minister’s idea to build a new police station here for the peace and security of this area. Which has been realized with the support of Home Department and donors. He said that Shri Bhupendra Patel, after hearing the responsibility as the Chief Minister, first gave instructions to conduct the anti-drugs campaign. Gujarat Police has seized drugs worth 9,006 crores in the last one year. Also, 46 Pakistanis involved in drug trafficking have been imprisoned.

    Referring to the statewide campaign against usury, Shri Harsh Sanghvi added that more than 750 cases have been registered so far by holding Lok Darbars across the state and about 500 usurers have been jailed. He said that the police is not only working to arrest usurers but also taking action against those who deliberately try to mislead the police by filing a false complaint. Effective work has been done in the last 100 days to remove the citizens trapped in the vicious cycle of interest and to ensure that no one gets trapped. The police is also helping in availing various schemes of central and state government to meet the reasonable financial needs of the small traders. Thus, he thanked Chief Minister Shri Bhupendra Patel for guiding the entire government working for the welfare of the people.

    Ahmedabad City Police Commissioner Shri Sanjay Srivastava while giving a welcome speech on the occasion of the inauguration of Bodakdev Police Station said that the entire city is divided into several divisions and the police stations operating in each division are working for the peace, security and service of the public. A new police station was required following the maximum area covered by Ghatlodia, Sola and Vastrapur police stations in the western part of the city. Bodakdev Police Station has been made operational in a few of these areas, I feel immense joy in making it public. He said that.

    It is the duty of the police that the people of the entire city can be assured of peace and security. In order to make the people of the society living in the western area feel safe and secure, this is equipped with the most modern digital facilities to accelerate the developed commercial area here and considering the growing facilities on Sindhu Bhawan Road. The police station will help in curbing criminal activities in the area. He expressed such confidence.

    Chief Minister Shri Bhupendra Patel inspected the various facilities constructed here on the occasion of the inauguration of the police station. The first note in the station diary was made by the chief minister along with the first name in the visitor list was also written of the chief minister, in the presence of the chief minister, the staff including the PSO of the newly constructed Bodakdev police station listened to the charge. Some associates were also honored by the Chief Minister.

    On this occasion, Ahmedabad City Mayor Shri Kirit Parmar, Ellisbridge MLA Shri Amit Shah, Shri Harshad Patel, Shri Babubhai Patel, Shri Dinesh Singh Kushwaha, Shri Amit Thakar, Shri Jitubhai Patel, Shri Hasmukh Patel, Ahmedabad Manpa Standing Committee Chairman Shri Hitesh Barot Councilors of various areas. Including high officials of Ahmedabad Police and residents of Ahmedabad were present in large numbers.

    Source: Information Department, Gujarat