27th July, Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) celebrated its 81stRaising Day.
force came into existence as the Crown Representative’s Police this day in
1939. It became the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) on the enactment of the
CRPF Act on December 28, 1949.
CRPF is India’s largest Central Armed Police Force (CAPF). It functions under the
aegis of Ministry of Home Affairs.
mission of the CRPF is to enable the government to maintain rule of law, public
order and internal security effectively and efficiently, to preserve national
integrity and promote social harmony and development by upholding supremacy of
CRPF has been the lead force in dealing with the militancy in Jammu and
Kashmir, fighting the Left-Wing Extremism and insurgency in the Northeast.
are seven CAPF in India. They are a) Assam Rifles (AR), b) Border Security
Force (BSF), c) Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), d) Central Reserve
Police Force (CRPF), e)Indo Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), f)National Security
Guard (NSG) and g) Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB)