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President attends CISF 'At Home' event

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

President today senior officials on the occasion of the 'At Home' hosted by the paramilitary force ahead of its 47th Raising Day.

The function was hosted by Director General Surender Singh at its base here and a host of dignitaries including Vice President Hamid Ansari, Speaker Sumitra Mahajan, the two Ministers of State in the Home Ministry, Kiren Rijiju and Haribhai Chaudhary and MoS for Information and Broadcasting Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore were present.

The 1.43-lakh personnel strong Central Industrial Security Force was raised in 1969 and is tasked with the security of major civil airports, the Metro apart from rendering a variety of duties in the internal security domain.

It will celebrate its 47th Raising Day on March 11.

First Published: Wed, March 09 2016. 21:02 IST