Jammu, Jun 2 (PTI) Additional Director General of CRPF, Jammu and Kashmir Zone, V S K Kaumudi today asked his men to keep serving the nation with utmost discipline and sincerity.

Kaumudi was speaking at a function organised to honour martyrs’ families of the force during golden jubilee celebrations of 38 Battalion at Ismailpur in Samba district, an official statement issued here said.

He also reiterated his commitment and endeavours for providing basic amenities to all.

The 38 Battalion CRPF came into existence exactly 50 years ago in Narsinghgarh, Tripura.

In the past 50 years, the Unit rendered its services in different parts of the country, including Tripura, Assam, Andhra Pradesh, Delhi, Bihar, Sikkim, Mizoram, West Bengal, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland and Odisha, where it not only performed its duties effectively, besides, set various examples of its bravery, the release said.

The celebrations became more stupendous when first commandant of the battalion C M Sharma informed people about the history of the Unit. Sharma, a 1962 batch UP Cadre IPS officer, retired from service in 1996 as Director General.

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