CRPF Valour Day 2022 Theme, History, Significance, Quotes – CRPF, also known as Central Reserve Police Force, earlier known as Crown Representative’s Police, came into existence on 27th July 1939. Its name changed to Central Reserve Police Force on the enactment of the CRPF Act on 28th December 1949.
Its mission is to enable the government to maintain the public order, rule of law, public order, and internal security effectively and efficiently and to promote social harmony, preserve National Integrity, and development by upholding the supremacy of the constitution. Central Reserve Police Force observes 9th April as CRPF Valour Day. The slogan of CRPF is – Service and Loyalty.
History and Significance of CRPF Valour Day2022
The CRPF celebrates CRPF Valour Day on 9th April to commemorate the defense of the Sardar post in the Rann of Kutch of Gujrat. On the intervening night of 8th and 9th April 1965, around 3500 men of the 51st Infantry of the Pakistani Army moved towards India at Sardar Post.
The Pakistani Army included 18 Punjab Battalion, 8 Frontier Rifles, and 6 Baluch Battalions. Their target was to capture the Indian territory defended by the post. The post was guarded by two battalions of CRPF – approximately 150 soldiers. Compared to the Pakistani Army, the CRPF soldiers were very less in terms of arsenals. Additionally, the terrain was in favor of Pakistani soldiers.
The battle initiated in which the Pakistani Army made three attempts to overrun the post. But the CRPF soldiers derailed every attempt with a brilliant display of strategic intelligence and courage.
The battle continued for around 12 hours after which, the Pakistani Army left the battleground leaving behind 34 of their own dead men. Two officers and four soldiers were also captured alive.
On the same night, the CRPF lost six of its brave soldiers. Since that day 9th April is celebrated as CRPF Valour Day.
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CRPF Valour Day 2022 Quotes, Slogan, Message
- Saluting the CRPF jawans on this CRPF Valour Day, who dedicatedly fought that night to protect our motherland!
- Remembering our heroes on CRPF Valour Day who fought bravely on the eventful night and protected our country! Jai Hind!
- CRPF Valour Day is the reminder to always serve in the honor of our country!
- Our soldiers are our heroes! Saluting them on this CRPF Valour Day!
- Our young generation must learn dedication, hard work, commitment, and sacrifice from the CRPF jawans who stood strongly against the enemy! Remembering their courage on CRPF Valour Day2022!
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