160 CRPF Battalion celebrates Raising Day

Excelsior Correspondent

SS Ghuman, Commandant, 160 Bn CRPF, lighting the traditional lamp during inaugural function of Sainik Sammelan at Jammu.

JAMMU, Aug 2: A special Sainik Sammelan was organized by 160 Battalion, CRPF, Channi Rama, on its Raising Day. The function was organized and chaired by Unit Commandant, SS Ghuman at Unit Headquarters.
All the officers and jawans along with their family members participated in the Sammelan.
Earlier, the Commandant took salute at Quarter Guard and then lighted the traditional lamp to give a go ahead to the programme.
Addressing the officers and jawans, Commandant said that the Unit was raised at GC, Mokamaghat, CRPF (Bihar) under the command of Commandant, Taj Mohammad and after the successful completion of the basic training, the Battalion was deployed in J&K.
Speaking about the role of the Battalion, Ghuman said that the Unit has played main role in peace keeping in highly affected militant areas of the State. Recently, the Unit had recovered many sophisticated weapons and explosives from Kharimanjoos (Ramban) in a joint operation with the State police. He said that unit is fully capable in maintaining peace in the State.
A sports programme was also organized and the consolation prizes were distributed to the winners by the Commandant.
Thereafter, various cultural programmes were organized by the jawans, which were enjoyed by the all.

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