CRPF 83rd Raising Day celebrated in Jammu on 19th March 2022

Union Home Minister Amit Shah attended Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)`s 83rd Raising Day parade in Jammu on 19th March 2022. This is the primary time that the CRPF is celebrating its Raising Day outside the capital.

The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) is the largest central armed police force in India. It functions under the authority of the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), Government of India. The first role of CRPF lies in assisting the State/UT in police operations to keep up law & order & counter insurgency. It came into existence on 27 July 1939 as the Crown Representative’s Police. After Indian independence it became the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) on the enactment of the CRPF Act on 28 December 1949.

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