The UNLF signed a peace deal with the government on Wednesday and agreed to abandon violence. After this agreement, the oldest armed organization operating in the valley of Manipur has agreed to give up violence and join the mainstream.
Senior IPS officer Rajiv Rai Bhatnagar has been appointed as new DG of CRPF. He is currently serving as Director General of the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) – an ADG rank post which has temporarily been upgraded to a Special DG rank. Rajiv Rai Bhatnagar belongs to the 1983 batch of the Indian Police Service (IPS).
Bhatnagar will be replacing acting DG Sudeep Lakhtakia.
CRPF was functioning without head since February 28, 2017.