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Prez likely to be chief guest at CISF Raising Day

Last Updated: Sunday, February 10, 2013 - 16:07

New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee is likely to attend the 44th CISF Raising Day ceremony next month as the chief guest.

The March 10 event in neighbouring Ghaziabad will feature a ceremonial parade.

Sources said a formal confirmation in this regard will be made by the Rashtrapati Bhavan soon following an invitation sent to him by the paramilitary force.

Raised in 1969, the Central Industrial Security Force guards vital government, private, aerospace and nuclear energy installations of the country.

The about 1.7 lakh-strong force is the designated force to protect civilian airports and also deployed for a variety of other internal security duties in the country including Naxal-affected areas.

PTI

First Published: Sunday, February 10, 2013 - 16:07
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