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CRPF to adopt village in earthquake-hit Nepal

Patna: Extending a helping hand to the victims of the devastating earthquake in Nepal, para-military force CRPF has decided to adopt a village in the Himalayan country, a senior officer said on Saturday.  The CRPF

PTI [ Updated: May 02, 2015 15:48 IST ]
crpf to adopt village in earthquake hit nepal
crpf to adopt village in earthquake hit nepal

Patna: Extending a helping hand to the victims of the devastating earthquake in Nepal, para-military force CRPF has decided to adopt a village in the Himalayan country, a senior officer said on Saturday.  

The CRPF has decided to adopt Karikat village near Birganj in Nepal to provide people immediate relief and help in its reconstruction, Inspector General of CRPF, Bihar and Jharkhand, Arun Kumar told PTI.

“We got information that nobody has reached Karikat village comprising 150 families so far after the deadly earthquake on April 25 and decided to adopt it,” the CRPF IG said.

He said CPRF personnel would reach out to every family in the village with relief and help in its reconstruction.  Kumar said over 1,000 CRPF (Central Reserver Police Force) personnel have been deployed at Raxual on Indo-Nepal border in East Champaran district of Bihar for relief work of quake-hit people.

The CRPF personnel initially regulated traffic at Raxual border clogged with vehicles.  The para-military force has set up a medical camp for earthquake victims and was also distributing daily need items like rice, tea, biscuit, candle etc., the IG added.

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