Valour Day Current Affairs, GK & News
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 ..
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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
The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) celebrated its 54th Valour Day (Shaurya Diwas) on April 9. On the occasion, President Ram Nath Kovind paid homage to the martyrs of police at National Police Memorial in New Delhi. Why April 9 is observed as Shaurya Divas? In the intervening night of 8 and 9 April 1965, nearly ..