Shri Swapan Kumar Tapodar


Rank & Unit Constable, Papumpare
Native Place Vill - Diputa Road, PO / PS Rangapara, Distt. Darang, Assam
Father's Name & Address Shri Jitendra Mahan Tapoda
Date of Birth 01-07-1958
Date of Joining the Force 09-09-1980
Date of sacrificing the life 13-06-1997
Place of Martyrdom Balijan, Papumpare

Brief of incident:

He laid his life while encountering with a group of terrorist on June 13th, 1997 in Balijan, PS Itanagar, District Papumpare. He was sent on escort duty with SP/ District Sh. Pranab Nanda, IPS. His supreme sacrifice on duty while fighting with terrorists and protecting his senior officer on the cost of his life, made him everlasting Hero of Arunachal Pradesh Police.

Awards/Rewards/Distinctions

1. Cash reward Rs. 50/- for best performance / smart turn out during the visit of CM of AP on 21//5/1985 granted by SP Khonsa.

2. Cash reward of Rs.15/- for best performance of duty during AAPSU agitation on 7/10/1986 granted by SP Khonsa.

3. Cash reward of Rs.20/- for excellent performance of duty during Parliamentary and Assembly Election for 1989-90 granted by SP Changlang.

4. Cash reward of Rs. 200/- for excellent performance in connection with Karsang PS Case No. 2/92 U/S 121/121A/123 IPC granted by SP Changlang.

5. Cash reward of Rs. 100/- for excellent performance in connection with Kharsang PS Case No. 2/92/ U/S 121/121A/123 IPC granted by SP Changlang.

6. Cash reward of Rs. 15/- for excellent performance of duty during the visit of HCM of AP on 8/11/1992 granted by SP Changlang.