March 4: National Security Day
On March 4, 2020, the Rashtriya Suraksha Diwas or National Security Day was celebrated throughout India. The Day is celebrated to honour the work of Indian Security Forces. This includes every security personnel, policemen, para military forces, guards, commandos, army officers, etc.
The National Security Day is celebrated to promote and increase security forces. The Day reminds the citizens about their fundamental duties towards the country. Above all, the day pays homage to the security jawans who lost their lives for the country.
The Security Personnel are responsible for different types of security such as political, ecological, economic, computer, infrastructure, energy and natural resources.
Why March 4th?
The National Security Days is being observed on March 4 every year because, the National Security Council was established on the very same day
National Security Council
The Security Council looks into the economic, political and strategic security concerns of India. It was established in 1998 by the then Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
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