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Civic Action Programme : Under The Aegis of 1st Bn, C.R.P.G., Zemabawk, Aizawl

Dated Aizawl, the 23rd March 2010

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Since inception CRPF has emerged as a formidable and dependable force in the country. Particularly in its role against terrorism and insurgency. Established in 1939 by the British to assist the crowns representative in the princely states in maintaining public order with a strength of one battalion.

Today CRPF has grown in to a giant of 213 Battalions. This force has given an impeccable amount of performance in fighting subversive and insidious elements in maintenance of internal security of our country under most difficult situation. The force has shown its mettle on number of occasion. The CRPF troops gave a bold account of itself at Hot Spring on 21st October 1959 while checking Chinese advancement. In 1965 two coys of CRPF repulsed the full brigade attack of Pakistan army at Sardar Post in Runn of Kutch. Force gave a good account of its performance during militancy in Punjab and lately avoiding Fidayeen Attacks at Parliament in 2001 and in Ayodhya Shrine in 2005.

1st Bn “The Mother Battalion” of the force presently deployed at Mizoram has unparallel records of dedication and services. The unit has earned for the valour of its men and for the professionalism and dedication that they have displayed in dealing with various situation with controlling of Hur trouble in 1942-44, in merging of small states after independence, in controlling disturbance after the partition of country, in suppressing the revolt of communists in Nizam States of Hyderabad, great sacrifice at Hot Spring in 1959, and on many occasion during deployment at J&K, Punjab and with North Eastern States of the country.

Though the primary duties of the force is the maintenance of internal security, the CRPF unit is also giving emphasis on “CIVIC ACTION PROGRAMME” which aims at helping the citizens and create goodwill, making cordial and healthy relations/understanding between civilians and CRPF.

As a part of civic action programme the unit 1st Bn, CRPF is going to organize a football tournament at Zemabawk Playground with the help of Zemabawk games and sports association. The tournament commencing w.e.f. 23-3-2010 to 26-03-2010. Fourteen teams of Zemabawk locality will participate in that tournament. In second phase from 27-03-20120 this unit will distribute computers, books with bookshelf, medicines with first aid box to the Schools at Aizawl and at Coy locations of unit at Chawngte, Distt – Lawngtlai and at Tuirial, Distt – Kolasib.

Commandant – 1st Bn, CRPF


PIB, Aizawl

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