Home Minister Amit Shah today visited the National Police Memorial in New Delhi and paid tributes to over 34,000 policemen who laid down their lives while serving the nation. 

Mr Shah said India is secured because of the supreme sacrifice of the police martyrs. He said he was overwhelmed after visiting the memorial which was erected as a mark of respect to the over 34,000 policemen.

Union Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba and Director of the Intelligence Bureau Rajiv Jain accompanied Mr Shah.

The National Police Memorial, a 30-foot-tall and 238-tonne black granite structure, was unveiled by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on October 21 last year on the occasion of police commemoration day.