For the first time, women personnel of the CRPF were deployed

Srinagar: For the first time, women personnel of the Central Reserve Police Force were deployed for security duties on Independence Day in Lal Chowk and adjoining areas of the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir. Dressed in the camouflage combat uniform, the gun-toting women personnel of the paramilitary force were deployed in the Kothibagh police station area, mainly comprising the commercial hub of Lal Chowk and surrounding areas.”We are from the 232 Battalion of CRPF. We have been in law and order as well as security related duties before… So this is nothing new for us,” a woman constable of the CRPF, deployed at Lambert Lane on Residency Road, told .She said they do not feel any lesser than their male colleagues as they all undergo the same training.

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