National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval will be the Chief Guest at the 80th Raising Day celebrations of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) on March 19.
The 80th Raising Day will be held at the Gurugram centre of the force.
NSA will pay floral tributes to the martyrs of the force including the martyrs of the Pulwama attack at the memorial. It has been decided not to hold any cultural programme as a mark of respect to the Pulwama martyrs. NSA will review the parade and address the CRPF troops later.
This will be followed by a parade, investiture ceremony, speeches, music tunes play by brass band and pipe band, award distribution, daredevil show by CRPF Mahila among others in the presence of the chief guest, CRPF DG and others.
CRPF has been decorated with 1825 Gallantry Medals, which includes one Ashok Chakra, one Vir Chakra, five Kirti Chakras and 24 Shaurya Chakras.