IMPHAL, July 27: The foundation day off Central Reserve Police Force was celebrated by 69 Bn CRPF at Mantripukhri Headquarters today.
A release of DC 69 Bn CRPF stated that the erstwhile Crown Representative Police established by the British on July 27, 1939 was renamed as Central Reserve Police Force on December 28, 1949 by enacting the CRPF Act, 1949.
The foundation day celebration was marked by organizing inter-company games and sports, cultural programmes followed by a grand feast.
Speaking at the function, deputy commandant RV Philip highlighted the achievements of the battalion. The battalion has done commendable job in securing NH-53 during the two- month long economic blockade in 2010. The battalion has continued to do the same by providing full proof security to vital installations in Imphal city and escorting civil/FCI convoy plying on NH-39.