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Indian History - General Knowledge Questions
Which of the following paramilitary forces of India was launched to carry out war with the help of Guerilla tactics?
Central Reserve Police Force
Indian Home Guard
Sashastra Seema Bal
Special Protection Group

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Sashastra Seema Bal

The Special Service Bureau (now Sashastra Seema Bal) was conceived in November 1962 and eventually created in March 1963 with the sole objective of achieving ‘Total security preparedness’ in the remote border areas for performing a ‘stay-behind’ role in the event of a war. SSB was started in North Assam, North Bengal, hill districts of Uttar Pradesh (now Uttarakhand), Himachal Pradesh, part of Punjab and Ladakh area of J&K.

Published On : June 23, 2021