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CRPF complex in Naxal-hit Bastar gets 100 ft tall flagpole

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The tricolour flies high in Sukma, as a 100 feet tall flagpole for displaying the flag was recently installed at the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) complex in the Naxal hotbed.

On June 13, a new CRPF complex was inaugurated by the Director General of CRPF Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar in Konta. On the same day, the flag mast was installed to hoist the tricolour.

The 100 feet high flagpole is the highlight of this new complex and is the highest in the entire Bastar division.

Konta in Sukma District is considered to be the core area of Naxals. CRPF is deployed in this area for Anti Naxal Operations (ANO).

CRPF is involved in providing security to agencies involved in developmental activities like road construction in interior areas.

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First Published: Sat, June 15 2019. 17:25 IST