CRPF will not be needed in J&K in the next few years: Amit Shah

The Home Minister said that the biggest thing the central forces have done in Jammu and Kashmir is that they have got decisive control over terrorism sponsored by Pakistan.

New Delhi: Union Home Minister Amit Shah attended the 83rd Raising Day Parade of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) in Jammu today. During this, he addressed the soldiers at Maulana Azad Stadium in Sri Nagar and praised them. Let us tell you that this is the first time when the Raising Day celebrations of CRPF have been organized from the capital Delhi. The Home Minister said that there will be no need for force in Jammu and Kashmir and Northeast in the next few years.


Addressing the Central Reserve Police Force personnel after the parade, the Union Minister said that I convey my best wishes to the CRPF jawans and their families. Also, I pay tribute to those who gave their lives while performing their duty. He said that with the determination with which CRPF is working in Kashmir, Naxal areas and Northeast, it appears that in the next few years we will no longer need CRPF in all three areas. Amit Shah said that if this happens then all the credit goes to CRPF.


The Home Minister said that the biggest thing the central forces have done in Jammu and Kashmir is that they have got decisive control over terrorism sponsored by Pakistan. He said that CRPF has played an important role in maintaining law and order in the state and CRPF has left no stone unturned in protecting the country. Amit Shah said that along with controlling terrorism, the force has played a very important role in fair elections in Jammu and Kashmir.

Praising the Central Reserve Police Force personnel, the Home Minister said that elections are a festival of democracy and fair elections are the soul of a democratic country. Whenever Lok Sabha or Vidhan Sabha elections are held in the country, CRPF plays an important role in conducting peaceful elections in the entire country.


The Home Minister said that since the formation of PM Narendra Modi's government at the Center in 2014, the situation in Jammu and Kashmir has improved a lot and development works have also gained momentum here. In his address, Amit Shah made a big announcement related to CRPF. He said that the central government has decided that now the annual parade of all CRPF will be celebrated in different parts of the country.