I-Day: CRPF gets max gallantry medals for counter-fear ops in Kashmir, LWE affected states

NEW DELHI: Country’s largest paramilitary force, the CRPF, has bagged the maximum of 75 gallantry medals, including a Kirti Chakra and two Shaurya Chakras, for counterterrorist operations in Jammu and Kashmir and in the anti-Naxal combat grid, on the eve of Independence Day. Harshpal Singh, now promoted in the Second-in-command rank from Deputy Commandant, and…

I-Day: CRPF gets max gallantry medals for counter-fear ops in Kashmir, LWE affected states

NEW DELHI: Nation’s ultimate paramilitary power, the CRPF, has bagged the most of 75 gallantry medals, including a Kirti Chakra and two Shaurya Chakras, for counterterrorist operations in Jammu and Kashmir and within the anti-Naxal fight grid, on the eve of Independence Day.

Harshpal Singh, now promoted within the 2nd-in-expose immoral from Deputy Commandant, and constable Zaker Hussain bask in been embellished with the defense power medals for killing “three dreaded terrorists of

Jaish-e-Mohammed

” in September ultimate year in Jammu.

“Both these courageous hearts took bullets and grenade splinters fired by the terrorists but they held their ground till they gunned down the total three terrorists hiding within the encourage of a condominium,” their citation stated.

Singh has been embellished with the Kirti Chakra, the 2d best in all probability peacetime gallantry medal of the nation, whereas Hussain has been awarded the Shaurya Chakra, one below in precedence than the Kirti Chakra, for this operation.

Constable Sable Dyaneshwar Shriram of the 53rd battalion of the ability became awarded the Shaurya Chakra for killing two armed JeM terrorists after taking them on in Baramulla district of Kashmir valley whereas he became on ‘naka’ (checkpost) accountability on October 19 ultimate year.

“These personnel bask in long gone beyond the line of accountability and bask in displayed excessive grit and courage in varied fight theatres in Jammu and Kashmir and the Left Streak along with the circulate Extremism (LWE) hit areas. We’re very pleased with them,” Moses Dhinakaran, deputy inspector not new (intelligence) and CRPF spokesperson, stated.

The flexibility additionally bagged two President’s Police Medal for Gallantry for Assistant Commandant L Ibomcha Singh and Constable Mohd Majahid Khan (posthumous).

The duo eradicated two Lashkar-e-Toiba terrorists who attacked a power camp within the Karan Nagar condominium of

Srinagar

on February 12 ultimate year.

“Singh became instrumental in decimating both the terrorists in a lifestyles-threatening convey. Khan showed excessive decision and dedication to accountability when he, no matter his injuries, stored on enticing the terrorists earlier than succumbing to his injuries,” their citation stated.

Various personnel bask in additionally been awarded for their gallantry in anti-Naxal operations in varied states.

While about 3 lakh personnel power power, CRPF is the most efficient Central Armed Police Drive (CAPF) to bask in been embellished with defense power medals this time, it bagged 72 police gallantry medals out of the 180 declared by the executive on Wednesday.

That is adopted by 61 gallantry medals bagged by the J-Okay Police, 23 by Odisha police, nine by police personnel from

Chhattisgarh

and five each and each by the

Border Security Drive

(BSF) and the Indo-Tibetan Border Police power.


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