Union Minister for Home and Cooperation, Amit Shah attended the 83rd Raising Day celebrations of the CRPF
The Union Minister for Home and Cooperation, Shri Amit Shah attended the 83rd Raising Day celebrations of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) in Jammu as the Chief Guest. On this day in 1950, the country's first Home Minister and Iron Man, Sardar Patel gave CRPF its colours. Today, the CRPF is the country’s largest armed force with 246 battalions and 3.25 lakh soldiers.
Did you Know
This is the first time that the CRPF is celebrating its Raising Day outside Delhi.