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Now, women CRPF battalion to fight naxals

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 10 February 2017, 1:50 IST

A woman battalion of the Central Reserve Police Force on 6 May, attended the passing out parade and took an oath to fight the terrorists and Naxals in the country.

The 567-member group of CRPS's 232 Mahila Battalion has undergone a hectic and rigorous 44-week training schedule in Ajmer district of Rajasthan and was constructed especially to combat in Naxal-affected areas of the country.

The training that included shooting, drill, running, and combat, began on 11 May last year.

The director general of the CRPF, K Durga Prasad congratulated the women on successful completion of their training and asked them to keep their confidence high.

First published: 7 May 2016, 3:43 IST