National Seminar on 'Policing a Diverse India'

A two-day national seminar on \'Policing a Diverse India\' will begin here tomorrow to project the \"unity in diversity\" of police forces in India.

Published: 18th April 2016 01:36 AM  |   Last Updated: 18th April 2016 01:36 AM   |  A+A-

By PTI

SHIMLA: A two-day national seminar on 'Policing a Diverse India' will begin here tomorrow to project the "unity in diversity" of police forces in India.

The seminar is being organised by Himachal Pradesh Police in collaboration with the Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla.

At least two dozen members of the legal fraternity, social activists, NGOs, academics, thinkers, bureaucrats, human rights activists apart from serving and retired police officers from all over the country would participate in the seminar, Inspector General of Police Zahur H. Zaidi said.

There will be nine sessions spread over two days which will cover issues like the history and origin of policing system in India, free speech and dealing with it, human trafficking, radicalisation, human rights and marginalised groups, terrorism and police reforms, he said.

Professor Ajay Mehra of Delhi University and Zaidi would be conveners of seminar and papers presented would be published later.

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