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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF HOME AFFAIRS
LOK SABHA
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO: 3795
ANSWERED ON:  18.02.2014
MARTYR STATUS
RAM SINGH KASWAN
Will the Minister of



HOME AFFAIRS be pleased to state:-




(a): the total number of Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) personnel killed/injured in the course of encounter with the terrorists during each of the last three years and the current year, force, rank and State/UT-wise;

(b): whether the Government has any proposal to award martyr status to State police and CAPF personnel who died in the line of duty; and

(c): if so, the details thereof ?


ANSWER

MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF HOME AFFAIRS (SHRI R.P.N. SINGH)

(a): The details of Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) personnel killed/injured during encounter with the terrorists/extremists in the last three years and the current year, Force & Rank wise and State/UT wise are at Annexure- A & B respectively.

(b) to (c): Martyr is not defined by the Government anywhere and presently neither such order/notification are being issued to grant status of Martyr to those CAPFs personnel who are killed in action while discharging their duty nor any such proposal is under consideration.

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