The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) is all set to celebrate its 84th Annual Raising Day on March 1, 2023, in Chhattisgarh’s Bastar district. The event is significant, as the Bastar region has been one of the most challenging areas for the CRPF, with frequent incidents of Maoist violence and insurgency.
The CRPF is the largest paramilitary force in the world, with over 300,000 personnel. It is responsible for maintaining law and order in various parts of the country, including conflict zones, insurgency-affected areas, and areas affected by communal violence. The force has been playing a crucial role in maintaining peace and security in Chhattisgarh’s Bastar region, which has been grappling with Maoist insurgency for several years.
The CRPF’s Annual Raising Day is celebrated every year to commemorate the raising of the force on July 27, 1939. The event is an occasion to honor the bravery and sacrifices of CRPF personnel and to showcase the force’s capabilities and achievements. The CRPF has planned various activities and events to mark the occasion, including a parade, cultural programs, and a display of weapons and equipment.
The decision to hold the Annual Raising Day in Bastar district is significant, as it demonstrates the CRPF’s commitment to maintaining peace and security in the region. The force has been deploying its personnel in Bastar district for several years, and they have been facing numerous challenges, including difficult terrain, hostile weather conditions, and frequent attacks by Maoist insurgents. The CRPF has lost several personnel in the line of duty in Bastar district, and the decision to hold the Annual Raising Day in the region is a tribute to their bravery and sacrifice.
The CRPF has been working closely with the local police and other security agencies to tackle the Maoist insurgency in Bastar district. The force has been conducting regular operations against the Maoist insurgents, targeting their hideouts and disrupting their supply chains. The CRPF has also been engaging with the local communities, including tribal groups, to build trust and improve the security situation in the region.