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Facts for Prelims
News: Recently, Railway Protection Force (RPF) conducted a Pan India Drive against the alleged black marketeers under Operation Uplabdh.
• The month-long drive under Operation Uplabdh has been able to curb the activities of touts substantially and make railway tickets available to the common man.
What is RPF?
• The contingent of RPF is an Armed Force of the Union of India. It is a security force under the ownership of Indian Railways, Ministry of Railways.
• The force was declared as statutory force in the year 1957 by an enactment of Parliament subsequently declared as an Armed Force of the Union of India in the year 1985.
• This Force draws its men from all parts of the country and thus takes pride in reflecting a truly national character and image. The Force has earned recognition and glory since its inception.