Shillong, May 21: The North-Eastern Sector (NES), CRPF observed the Anti-terrorism Day on Monday. On the occasion, Prakash D, IPS, IGP, NES, CRPF, Shillong administered a pledge on the subject. All senior officers and Jawans of CRPF located at Shillong also took the pledge on the occasion. The Anti-terrorism Day is observed on May 21 each year on the occasion of death anniversary of late Prime Minister Ravjiv Gandhi. The objective behind observance of this day is to wean the youth off terrorism and violence by highlighting the suffering of the common people and showing as to how it is prejudicial to the national interest.
The IGP, in his address, said the CRPF is a major anti-terrorist operations force in the country. It has been working relentlessly to free the society from the clutches of terror and terror-related activities.