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CRPF Full Form

CRPF Full Form  is Central Reserved Police Force .The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) earns the name of being  the largest of India’s Central Armed Police Forces. It  works under the aegis of Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) of the Government of India.

The CRPF’s  is primarily responsible assisting the State/Union Territories in police operations to maintain law , order  and peace and counter insurgency. It has been holding the command  in anti-Naxal operations over the last five years,and has achieved milestones worth conidering.

CRPF Full Form – A Brief History

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CRPF was Originally constituted as the Crown Representative Police in 1939, it is one of the oldest Central para military forces (now termed as Central Armed Police Force). CRPF was raised in response to the political unrest and the insurgency in the then princely States of India following the Madras Resolution of the All-India Congress Committee in 1936 and the growing desire of the Crown Representative to help the vast majority of the native States to preserve law and order as a part of the imperial policy.

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After Independence, the force was renamed as Central Reserve Police Force by an Act of Parliament on December 28, 1949. This Act constituted CRPF as an armed force of the Union. Sardar Vallabh bhai Patel, the then Home Minister,  visualized a multi-dimensional role for it in tune with the changing needs of a newly independent nation.

The CRPF Rules as envisaged in CRPF Act were framed in 1955 and published in the Gazette of India dated March 25, 1955. Shri V.G.Kanetkar was appointed as first DG, CRPF.since then it is working Tirelessly to make India a better place and an abode of peace.

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CRPF- Roles and Responsibilities

The primary role of CRPF is to assist the government in maintaining rule of law, internal security  and public order efficiently. to ensure  National Integrity and Promote Social Harmony and Development by upholding supremacy of the Constitution.

Broad duties being performed by the CRPF are:

  • Controlling the crowd
  • Riot control
  • Counter Militancy / Insurgency operations.
  • Dealing with Left Wing Extremism
  • Overall co-ordination of large scale security arrangement specially with regard to elections in disturbed areas.
  • Fighting enemy in the event of War.
  • Participating in UN Peace Keeping Mission as per Govt. policy.
  • Rescue and Relief operations at the time of Natural Calamities and disasters

CRPF-Symbol and Motto

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CRPF is serving the nation with utmost bravery and vallore, and its symbol itself describes the adjectives it is adorned with,The “crossed swords in the insignia is the symbol of ” shakti” (power) with burning flame of light is the sign of knowledge and wisdom.

The Motto of CRPF is  “NATION FIRST – FOLLOW ME” while its Credo is“Tejsvi Navdhitmastu”  which Means “Let brilliance emerges out of our endeavour” taken from “KATHOPNISHAAD”.

CRPF Full Form in Hindi

हिंदी में CRPF का फुल फॉर्म केंद्रीय रिजर्व पुलिस बल होता है । केंद्रीय रिजर्व पुलिस बल (सीआरपीएफ) भारत के केंद्रीय सशस्त्र पुलिस बलों में सबसे बड़ा होने का नाम कमाता है। यह भारत सरकार के गृह मंत्रालय (एमएचए) के तत्वावधान में काम करता है।

सीआरपीएफ मुख्य रूप से राज्य / केंद्र शासित प्रदेशों को कानून, व्यवस्था और शांति बनाए रखने और उग्रवाद का मुकाबला करने के लिए पुलिस संचालन में सहायता करने के लिए जिम्मेदार है। यह पिछले पांच वर्षों में नक्सल विरोधी अभियानों में कमान संभाल रहा है, और विचार करने लायक मील के पत्थर हासिल किए हैं।

CRPF Full Form: FAQs

Q1. What is the full form of CRPF?

Ans. The full form of CRPF is Central Reserved Police Forces .

Q2. Is CRPF Indian Army ?

Ans. It comes under ministry of home affairs hence it is not a part of indian army

Q3. Where is headquarter of CRPF?

Ans. CRPF  headquarter is in New Delhi.

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