Up to date: Dec 30, 2020 14:22 IST
New Delhi [India], December 30 (ANI): The Indo-Tibetan Border Police has strictly stated goodbye to Western names for its K9 staff members and determined that solely Indian names can be given to them from now.
The ITBP has lately given names of pups born just a few months again – Galwan, Shyok, and it has been determined by DG ITBP SS Deswal to offer Indian names to its K9 staff members.
“Junking the standard western names for K9s, the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) has for the primary time in any Central Armed Forces historical past, given native names for cute little warrior pups of its well-known K9 wing. The pups have been named as a respect of all of the troops guarding the excruciatingly robust borders of the nation,” ITBP stated who organised the Naamkaran ceremony of 17 pups.
“A proper ‘Naamkaran Ceremony‘ was held at Nationwide Coaching Centre for Dogs, ITBP BTC, Bhanu, Panchkula Haryana the place the Drive had named the 17 malinois pups born a few months in the past from ITBP dogs- Gala the Father and Olga and Oleshya the moms,” the ITBP stated.
The names of the pups are- Ane-la, Galwan, Sasoma, Chip-chap, Saser, Srijap, Charding, Rezang, Daulat, Sultan-chusku, Imis, Rango, Yula, Mukhpri, Chung-Thung, Khardungi, and Shyok.
“By naming these little K9 troopers with 100 per cent desi names, that too from the areas guarded by the drive, it’s for the primary time since independence, that the K9 wing of the nation will acknowledge its personal legacy and ethos,” ITBP stated.
The drive plans that the subsequent batch of pups can be named after different outstanding names of the icy frontiers the place ITBP is deployed overlaying your complete 3,488 km lengthy border from the Karakoram to Jechap La guarded by this elite mountain crack outfit, says ITBP.
ITBP has obtained requests from different Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) for these pups for use for his or her safety duties.
ITBP was the primary drive to deploy Malinois canine in LWE hit areas a decade in the past, and now they’ve additionally began scientifically breeding K9s to satisfy personal calls for and supply pups to different CAPFs and State Police Forces as mandated by the Ministry of House Affairs (MHA).
The 90,000 personnel ITBP was raised in 1962 within the aftermath of the Chinese language aggression and aside from its major obligation to protect the China border, additionally it is tasked to hold out varied inner safety duties together with anti-Naxal operations. (ANI)