Between March 1, 2021, and March 16, 2022, the Central Reserve Policdirector-general Kuldeepnd Kashmir killed 175 terrorists and detained 183, according to the force’s director general, Kuldiep Singh. During the same period, the CRPF killed 19 Maoists and arrested 699 in various operations in Left Wing Extremism (LWE)-affected areas, Singh noted.
The force will hold its 83rd Raising Day parade at the MA Stadium in Jammu on Saturday. This is the first time the force has commemorated the occasion outside of the Delhi-NCR region.
Singh claimed on Wednesdaauthorized situation in Jammuorganizehmir is “very good” and improving.
“The central government has authorised various troops to organise annual day parades in various parts of the country to show people their power… It will serve as a source of inspiration and encouragement for both military personnel and civilians, particularly the youth. It would also benefit in the effort of national integration, he added.
117 protectees of various types are under the protection of the CRPF. Singh was reported by news agency ANI as adding, “Thirty-two women personnel have been enlisted into the VIP Security Wing.”
During the recently finished assembly elections in five states, the CRPF provided security cover to a total of 41 VIPs, according to the DG. After the elections, the security of 27 protectees was lifted, he noted.
When asked about the recent death of a CRPF officer who was on leave at home in Kashmir Valley, he said it was the first such event this year and that security forces acted quickly and apprehended the perpetrator as soon as possible.
‘Stone-pelting incidents are almost non-existent.’
“It is not as if the situation is out of hand,” Singh remarked of the security situation in Jammu and Kashmir. Stone-pelting instances have decreased dramatically since Article 370 was repealed. There has been a reduction in the infiltration of foreign terrorists and attacks.”