CRPF jawans light up the lives of Jharkhand villagers, literally!
CRPF jawans have lit up over 50 households in two villages of Jharkhand's Latehar district with LED bulbs. The two villages, Karamdih and Khamikhas, is situated on the foothills of Maoist-hit Burapahar area, CRPF Second-in-Commandant, Ravi Ranjan, said yesterday. As there is no electricity in the villages, the jawans installed the LED lights in 53 households with the help of a generator, he said.
Children are now able to study in the evenings
The 112 Battalion of the CRPF worked continuously for 48hrs since August 17 to light up the houses, where about 100 children are now able to study in the evenings, Ranjan said. A medical camp was set up in the area, where around 250 people underwent checkups, he said, adding, school essentials were also distributed among students, as part of the community policing drive.