Modi hails CRPF on 83rd Raising Day

New Delhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi extended greetings to the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel on its 83rd Raising Day on Tuesday.

Taking to Twitter, Modi said, “Greetings to all courageous @crpfindia personnel and their families on the force’s Raising Day. The CRPF is known for its valour and professionalism. It has a key role in India’s security apparatus. Their contributions to further national unity are appreciable.”

On this day in 1939, the CRPF came into existence as Crown Representative’s Police. It went on to become the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) on the enactment of the CRPF Act on December 28, 1949, and has completed 81 years of glorious history. The force’s mandate is to secure the internal security scenario of the country.

(Agencies)