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In a first, CRPF cop gets Kirti Chakra

In a first, CRPF cop gets Kirti Chakra

| February 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: CRPF constable of Bihar sector Bhrigu Nandan Chowdhary has become the first CRPF commando to get Kirti Chakra (posthumously), the second highest peacetime award after the Ashoka Chakra, for his valiant action during encounter with Maoists in Chakrabanda forest of Gaya-Aurangabad districts. Bhrigu was recommended for Shaurya Chakra for his high form of bravery but the Indian Army, considering […]

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Special commandos deployed for anti-Naxal operations in Bihar

Special commandos deployed for anti-Naxal operations in Bihar

| January 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

In the backdrop of the Union Home ministry recently pulling up Bihar for its “failure” in controlling Naxal violence, the CRPF has now deployed close to 200 commandos of its special CoBRA battalion to bring lethality in its offensives in the state. The anti-Naxal warfare trained commandos will now not only assist about 5,000 troops […]

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