CRPF is the backbone of country’s internal security: Home Minister
Author: Desk April 24, 2020
The e-POP (Passing out Parade) Ceremony of 51st batch of the Directly Appointed Gazetted Officers (DAGOs) of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) was held in New Delhi today.
The online event was conducted through video conferencing after completion of basic training of 42 trainee officers, while strictly following the norms of social distancing prescribed to fight COVID-19.
CRPF Director General, A.P. Maheshwari read out the message of the Union Minister for Home Affairs Amit Shah in the VC.In his message, the Home Minister told the trainee officers that “I believe that after your training you have achieved a certain level of maturity to efficiently deal with the numerous challenges in completing operational tasks and discharging your duties”.
Appreciating the CRPF’s immense contribution to the security of the country, the Home Minister described the Force as the backbone of the country’s internal security.
He paid tribute to more than 2200 brave martyrs of CRPF, who have made the supreme sacrifice of their lives, while protecting the country.
The Home Minister told the trainee officers, “I am confident that the newly appointed officers passing out today will infuse new energy into the CRPF. I would expect that you will provide effective and efficient leadership to the soldiers under your command, by leading from the front”.Inspiring the trainee officers to consider service of the Nation as their prime duty, the Home Minister said, “I am confident that you will perform your duties with full honesty and devotion, and will be successful in establishing aclean image of yourself. You will enrich the glorious traditions of the Force by devoting yourself to maintain the integrity, unity and sovereignty of the country, as per the fame and glory of this Force”.