PM greets on BSF Raising Day

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BSF Raising Day

The Border Security Force (BSF) today (Wednesday, 1 December) observed its 57th BSF Raising Day. | Image Source: DNA India

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has greeted the BSF personnel and their families on BSF Raising Day.

In a tweet, the Prime Minister said.

On their Raising Day, greetings to the @BSF_India family. BSF is widely respected for its courage and professionalism. The force makes a significant contribution towards securing India and is also at the forefront of many humanitarian efforts in times of crisis and calamities.

Home minister Amit Shah also extended his greetings to BSF jawans and their families on the 57th BSF Raising Day. He also stated that the entire country was proud of the courage and sacrifice demonstrated by BSF troops in the line of duty.

The Border Security Force (BSF) observed today (Wednesday, 1 December) its 57th BSF Raising Day. The BSF was established as a unified Central agency on 1 December 1965, after the wars with Pakistan and China in 1965 and 1962, respectively. It is aimed to ensuring the security of borders of India.  It is one of the five Central Armed Police Forces of the Union of India and stands as the world’s largest border guarding force. BSF has been termed as the First Line of Defence of Indian Territories.

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