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Modi lauds CISF for ‘dynamic role’ in securing key places across India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi hailed the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) for securing the country’s key establishments.

india Updated: Mar 10, 2017 11:55 IST
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A CISF security personnel stops a passenger for security check at the IGI Airport in New Delhi.(HT File)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday greeted the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) on its 48th Raising Day and hailed it for securing the country’s key establishments.

“Greetings to the CISF on their 48th Raising Day. This dynamic force plays a vital role in securing key units and establishments across India,” Modi said on Twitter.

Union home minister Rajnath Singh and minister of state for home Kiren Rijiju also greeted the force for its role in safeguarding the citizens and important installations.

Raised in 1969, CISF currently provides security cover to nuclear installations, space establishments, airports, seaports, power plants, sensitive government buildings and heritage monuments and the Delhi Metro.

First Published: Mar 10, 2017 11:54 IST