Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF): Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021
April 9: CRPF Valour Day
Published: April 9, 2020
Every year, April 9 is being marked as CRPF Valour Day all over India. The day is also called “CRPF Shaurya Diwas”. Why Valour Day? A small contingent of the CRPF on April 9, 1965 fought against Pakistan in Rann of Kutch eliminating 34 Pakistan soldiers. This was the first time a full-fledged infantry brigade ..
Topics: border issues • Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) • CRPF • India- Pakistan • India-Sri Lanka • Internal Secuirty • Kutch • Naxalite • Parliament Attack • UN Peace Keeping Mission • Valour Day
CRPF Command Shifted from Kolkata to Chhattisgarh
Published: May 8, 2017
The strategic anti-Naxal operations command headquarters of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) has been shifted back from Kolkata to Raipur. In 2010, the central zone command headquarters was shifted from Raipur to Kolkata owing to logistics and connectivity issues. The recent decision comes at the backdrop of ambush in Sukma district that killed 37 ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2017
Category: Defence Current Affairs
K Durga Prasad appointed as Special DG of CRPF
Published: January 27, 2015
Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) has appointed K Durga Prasad as the special director general (DG) of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF). He will be in office for next three years or till further orders, whichever is earlier. K Durga Prasad He is IPS officer of 1981 batch from Andhra Pradesh cadre. Before this ..