36 BN CRPF celebrates 54th Raising Day

KHONSA, 1 Jun:  The 36 Bn Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) celebrated its 54th raising day here on Wednesday.

The 36 Bn CRPF was raised at Pufutsero in Nagaland on 1 June 1968. The battalion has served in Kashmir, Manipur, Assam, Nagaland, Jharkhand, Bihar, Punjab, Delhi, Rajasthan, Haryana, Tamil Nadu and in 2008 finally got settled at Khonsa in Tirap district of Arunachal Pradesh.

From the day of its inception under the guidance of commandant B. J. S. Siyal, the battalion has maintained a good reputation by its dedication, sincerity and cordial relationship with the civil society. The battalion has been honored with many citations and accolades like one President Police Fire Service Medal for Gallantry, three President Police Medal for Gallantry and nine Police Fire Service Medal for Gallantry and a number of DG commendations. (DIPRO)