CRPF personnel wearing protective masks attend a function on the occasion of 82nd Raising Day of CRPF in New Delhi on Monday. (PTI)
NEW DELHI ;
ON the 82nd Raising Day of Central Reserve Police Force, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday extended greetings to its personnel. Taking to Twitter, the Prime Minister said that CRPF is at the forefront of keeping our nation safe.
“Greetings to all @crpfindia personnel on the 82nd Raising Day of this outstanding Force. CRPF is at the forefront of keeping our nation safe. The courage and professionalism of this force are widely admired. May the CRPF achieve even greater heights in the coming years,” he said in a tweet. Extending wishes on the occasion, Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu said that CRPF is synonymous with the dedication and commitment towards duty and national security.
The CRPF came into existence as Crown Representative’s Police on July 27, 1939. It became the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) on the enactment of the CRPF Act on December 28, 1949. It has completed 80 years of glorious history. CRPF has the mandate to secure internal security scenario of the country.