110 Bn CRPF Celebrates 32nd Raising Day at Lethpora

PAMPORE: The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) celebrated its 32nd Raising day by organising a series of functions on Friday night.
The function was held at its 110 Battalion CRPF headquarters deployed at Lethpora area of Pampore in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district in 2017.
The Unit was raised on this day 8th April 1991 at Pallipuram, Kerala.
The historic celebration of the day began with paying homage to the martyrs of the Unit who made supreme sacrifices for the cause of the nation.
Yogesh Purohit, Commandant-110 Bn greeted the Officers, Subordinate Officers, Jawans and their families on the occasion through a special Sainik Sammelan. He highlighted the contributions made by the Unit for the service to the state and country. He exhorted the officers and men to continue to exhibit a high degree of operational professionalism and give their best for the nation, officials told Kashmir Reader.
The celebration of 32nd Raising Day started from 1st April with a grand Mela in which stalls of various games and foods were set-up by Unit personnel. Students of nearby schools, officers of J&K Police and other civil organisations and locals of nearby villages were also invited.
During the week, Officers and men carried out Mega tree plantation drives and a huge free medical camp in Lethpora area of Pampore for needy locals and provided free health check-up and medicines.
Also, various recreational activities and inter coy sports competitions like badminton, volleyball, football, table tennis, tug of war and a dog show were organised during the course of celebration.
The culmination of the Raising Day was marked with a vibrant and colourful cultural programme depicting a glance of mini India in which DIG CRPF South kashmir range was the chief guest and officials from nearby CRPF units,Army units, SSP Awantipora with J&K Police officials and Administrative officers of the area were also present besides the local residents.
Speaking on the occasion Yogesh Purohit, Commandant stated that the Unit will continue to serve the nation with full dedication, devotion, zeal and commitment in fighting the anti national elements and will also support the local population by carrying out humanitarian activities.

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