Q. With reference to Indo-Tibetan Border Police Force (ITBPF) consider the following statements:
1.It functions under the Ministry of Defence.
2.At present, the ITBP guards India-China borders.
Select the correct option using the code given below:

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 only

[C] Both 1 and 2

[D] Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: B


Statement 1 is incorrect. ITBPF is a Central Armed Police Force functioning under the Ministry of Home Affairs.

Statement 2 is correct. At present, the ITBP guards 3,488 km long India-China borders ranging from the Karakoram Pass in Ladakh to Jachep La in Arunachal Pradesh.

Source: ForumIAS