CRPF Full Form

By | January 4, 2020

CRPF Full Form: Central Armed Police Force

CRPF Full Form is Central Reserved Police Force, and it is an Indian Parliamentary Force, it is also one of the largest Parliamentary forces of the World. CRPF works under the directive of the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) Government of India.

History of CRPF

CRPF form under British Government on 27th July 1939 as CRP (Crown Representative’s Police) and in 1949 after independence it named CRPF, and its main role to work along with the Indian States and Union Territories Police to maintain law and order in the country. CRPF motto is “Service and Loyalty”.

In 1960 many states reserve police battalion also merge with CRPF, and now they all are part of CRPF and until 1965 CRFP also guarded India-Pakistan Border after that Indian government Creates BSF (Border Security Force) specifically for Indo-Pak border.

In 2001 Indian Parliament attack the CRPF troopers killed all five terrorists who had entered the premises of the Indian Parliament in New Delhi. On 2 September 2009, 5000 CRPF soldiers were deployed for a search and rescue mission to find the then Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy whose helicopter went missing over the Nallamalla Forest Range in Andhra Pradesh. This was the largest search operation ever mounted in India.

Missions of CRPF

  • Work along with the state’s police and maintain peace.
  • Maintain law and order in the state
  • To counter Naxal operations
  • CRPF conducts rescue and relief missions during Natural Disaster
  • Deal with Internal Security

CRPF Quick Summary

CRPF Central Reserved Police Force
Formed 27th July 1939
Employee 313,634
Works Under Ministry of Home Affairs
Headquarters CGO Complex, New Delhi, INDIA
Child Agencies
  • CoBRA(Commando Battalion for Resolute Action)
  • RAF(Rapid Action Force)
  • Special Duty Group
  • Parliament Duty Group
Motto Service and Loyalty

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