Prime Minister Narendra Modi address at a public rally at Brigade Parade Ground in Kolkata. (ANI Photo)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi address at a public rally at Brigade Parade Ground in Kolkata. (ANI Photo)

PM Modi wishes CISF personnel on Raising Day, lauds their role in India's safety

One of the central armed police forces in India, the CISF is tasked with the security of vital government and industrial buildings.
By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Arpan Rai, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 10, 2021 09:59 AM IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday wished the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) on its 52nd Raising Day and lauded the role its personnel play in furthering India's safety.

"On their Raising Day, greetings to the courageous CISF personnel and their families. Their role in furthering national safety and progress is deeply valued. In 2019, I had attended the Raising Day celebrations of CISF. Here is what I had spoken then," PM Modi said in a tweet.

The Prime Minister also shared his speech from the 50th Raising Day ceremony of CISF at Ghaziabad, on March 10, 2019.

Union home minister Amit Shah also wished the force and said CISF plays a key role in the country's growth from shielding India's vital establishments to serving the nation during disasters.

"Raising day greetings to our brave CISF personnel and their families. From shielding India's vital establishments to serving the nation during disasters, CISF plays a key role in the country's growth. Nation salutes the devotion and sacrifice of our courageous force," Shah tweeted.

CISF was set up under the act of the Parliament of India on March 10, 1969. Since then CISF Raising Day is being celebrated on March 10 each year.

One of the central armed police forces in India, the CISF is tasked with the security of vital government and industrial buildings.

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