CISF Contingent adjudged “Best Marching Contingent” in Republic Day

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By Newsdesk February 4, 2022 19:51

CISF Contingent adjudged “Best Marching Contingent” in Republic Day


New Delhi, 04-02-2022: CISF contingent consisting of 99 Officers and men (Asstt. Comdt.-01, Lady Sub Officers-02, Other Ranks–96 : Total 99) led by Shri  Mohnish Bagree, Assistant Commandant participated in the Republic Day Parade-2022 held at Rajpath, New Delhi. It is a matter of pride and glory for CISF to participate in this prestigious National Celebration.

The Contingent of CISF has been adjudged the “Best Marching Contingent” amongst Para-Military Forces and other Auxiliary Marching Contingents. This is the seventh time that the CISF Contingent has won the Best Marching Contingent award. Earlier CISF Contingent was adjudged Best Marching Contingent in the year 2007, 2008, 2013, 2015, 2017 & 2020.

Sheel Vardhan Singh, DG, CISF congratulated the contingent of the Force for their stupendous performance and for bringing accolades to the organization. DG, CISF also congratulated N. G. Gupta, IG (NCR Sector), Hardeep Singh, DIG (NCR Zone) and Daya Shankar, Sr. Commandant, 5thReserve Battalion, Ghaziabad, Inspector Pawan Kumar Bhati, (Chief Drill Instructor) and his team of dedicated instructors for their hard work & dedication in preparing the contingent.

It is pertinent to mention here that the process of selection, preparation/practice and final show at Rajpath in smart ceremonial dress and crisp marching before the saluting base and salutation to the President of India, passes through a very strenuous training schedule made all the more challenging by chilling winter. Force personnel having an excellent service record, athletic build and fulfilling the required height and age criteria, are called at 5th Reserve Battalion Ghaziabad.

Thereafter, selection of the contingent including the Contingent Commander is made through a tough selection process.

This year, Force personnel of the contingent reported in the month of December 2021. Their daily schedule of practice started with rigorous all round physical training. After this drill and marching practice was conducted under the supervision of select outdoor instructors from 0900 hrs to 1230 hrs and in the evening from 1500 hrs to 1715 hrs. Special sessions of Yoga and psychological motivation were also conducted for the contingent.

CISF has the unique distinction of securing the critical infrastructure of the country ranging from Airports to Seaports, Atomic Energy Stations to Department of Space Units, Power Plants and Steel Plants to Delhi Metro.

Dynamically evolving, CISF is a versatile Force. Adaptability, professionalism and use of cutting edge technology have been its hallmark, to up-hold its motto- “Protection and Security.

The smartly dressed Band of CISF, played the tune “Amar Senani” under the command of Sub-Inspector “Karan Singh”. The physical training and marching of the band contingent was closely monitored by the outdoor training instructors/band instructors. Personnel of the band contingent were also selected according to a strict criteria. The Band and Contingent of CISF marched with great enthusiasm & commitment, and their hard work and dedication was duly recognised by being adjudged the Best Marching Contingent.

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By Newsdesk February 4, 2022 19:51