Kolkata High Court asked about increasing waistline of policemen to West Bengal government and Kolkata Police. The court has asked about the steps are taken for increasing waistline of policemen.
Citing the worsening fitness level of police personnel, Chief Justice Nishita Mhatre and Justice T Chakraborty instructed West Bengal Home Secretary, Director General of Police and Kolkata Police Commissioner to file affidavits mentioning all the steps occupied to decrease the waistline of these police personnel and keep eye on their health.
After a petition made that claimed about fitness of police personnel worsened with increasing width and therefore instructed submit affidavit within three weeks.
Court also observed at the time of joining police force, personnel are all good in health and fitness but after some years, the fitness is ignored and worsened.