Union Home Minister Amit Shah has greeted the Rapid Action Force (RAF) on its 28th anniversary.
In a tweet conveying his greetings, Amit Shah said, “Greetings to RAF personnel & their families on their 28th anniversary. RAF has distinguished itself in dealing with the challenges relating to law & order. Time and again, their commitment in several humanitarian works & UN peacekeeping missions has made India proud.
The RAF,is a specialised force, was raised in October 1992 initially with 10 unattached battalions and increased with 5 more units on January 01, 2018. These units were set up to deal with riots and riot-like situations, to instill confidence amongst all sections of society and also, handle internal security duty.