19 - 11 - 2018

71 Bn CRPF observed “ Police Saheed Diwas”

Agartala, Oct 23,2018:   21st October is a significant landmark in the history of Indian Police. On this very day in 1959, a patrol party of twenty CRPF personnel was ambushed by PLA (Chinese Army) at a height of sixteen thousand feet in sub-zero conditions at Hot Springs in Ladakh.

 In this battle ten of CRPF men were martyred in defense of the motherland. 21st October was befittingly declared “Police Commemoration Day” to be observed by all police formations to commemorate loyalty and supreme sacrifice of police personnel for their motherland.

7&1 Bn CRPF also observed “Police Commemoration Day” on 21st October 2018 at  Battalion Hqr, CRPF, Kumulwng, Jirania, West Tripura and all coy locations. A wreath laying Ceremony was organized and Unit Commandant Shri Arun Kumar Bharati along with all ranks paid rich tribute to the martyrs of the Police Forces who had sacrificed their lives in the line of duty.Personnel of 71 Bn CRPF also visited home of martyrs and token of gratitude was handed over to the families.On this occasion, a cultural event of patriotic fervor was also organized at Battalion Hqr,