Today Union Home Minister Amit Shah will precide as chief guest in Rapid Action Force 27th Anniversary Parade 2019 tomorrow. Minister Shah will inspect parade at 100 Battalion RAF at Vastral in Ahmedabad. He will also address the RAF on the occasion and confer the medal and trophies to the recipient.
CRPF Central Reserve Police Force- the Peacekeeper of the Nation – is observing the 27th Anniversary of its anti-riot Rapid Action Force(RAF) this year. To mark the occasion, its anniversary parade has been arranged at the location of 100 Battalion of RAF at Ahmedabad(Gujarat) tomorrow, the 30th September 2019.
RAF- the specially trained anti-riot force became fully operational on 7th October 1992 Under the Union Home Ministry with the mission of responding to communal riots and related public disorders. Soon after it became operational in 1992, RAF’s mandate was expanded from controlling riots to disaster management and socially useful sensitization engagements with the communities. it also deals with communal violence, law and order duty, festival and election duties and agitation.