27 July, 2022
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July 27 is commemorated as Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) foundation day as India’s largest central armed police force came into existence on this day in 1939.
It was constituted following the political unrest and the agitations in the then princely States of India in the backdrop of the Madras Resolution of the All-India Congress Committee in the year 1936.
The mission of the CRPF shall be to enable the government to maintain the Rule of Law, Public Order, and Internal Security effectively and efficiently, Preserve National Integrity and Promote Social Harmony and Development by upholding the supremacy of the Constitution.
Ministry: CRPF officially works under the Ministry of Home Affairs.
It is India’s largest central armed police force having around 246 battalions, and more than 30,000 personnel.
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