Srinagar: The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) on Tuesday awarded its officers and troopers for ‘exemplary’ duty during Amarnath Yatra .
A statement by CRPF said that the ceremony, organised at HQ 144 Bn CRPF, IG CRPF Srinagar sector, Ravideep Singh Sahi, gave away the awards.
“The troopers showed dedication towards duty in spite of difficulties they faced because of rough weather and terrain,” the statement said.
“26 officers and jawans were decorated,” said the statement adding that Sahi congratulated the recipients and “encouraged everybody to excel and give the best”.
Earlier, Dr P C Bhuriya, CO 144 Bn CRPF, gave a brief about the ceremony and extended warm welcome to the chief guest, the statement added.