945 constables recruited after 44 weeks of rigorous training at the CRPF Centre in Yelahanka, Bangalore.

The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) recruited 945 constables on Tuesday, after they completed 44 weeks of rigorous training at the CRPF Centre in Bangalore.

The recruits have been trained to take part in insurgency and anti-Naxal operations, oversee internal security and perform law and order duties. Besides, they have been skilled to handle situations during natural disasters.

At the passing-out-cum-attestation parade held at the CRPF Group Centre in Yelahanka, the recruits took an oath to abide by the laws while carrying out selfless duties for the nation.

On the occasion, the recruits showcased their skills by performing weapon synchronisation exercises and a one-minute blindfolded Army drill. During the drill, they dismantled and arranged three different weapons within a minute This exhibited their capability to work during crisis even with the minimum time available.

Additional Director-General of Police (South Zone) M.S. Raghava congratulated the constables and said the CRPF, with about 229 battalions and 3.5 lakh personnel, had become the largest paramilitary force in the world.

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