Nations and armies worldwide prepare only for battles, Border Security Force fights each day!
When we are sleeping safe at home, BSF’s men and women are having night outs at the international border. Yes, these are the brave soldiers protecting our motherland. And you know well that our borders are not the easiest places to guard.
The force was begot as a Unified Central Agency dedicated to protect all International boundaries of India.
It has 186 battalions in total. And there are approximately 2 Lakh, 4 thousand personnel. Most of them keep a tight vigil on hundreds of border posts, day and night!
These wrings support the General Duty Battalions in their operations.
Under his guidance, this newly-founded security force took little steps that later proved to be giant leaps on the borders of India. And this was when our not-so-friendly neighbors began to fear us!
Known as the “National Training Center for Dogs,” the school trains dogs in infantry patrolling, detection of explosives and also for tracking and tracing.
Established in 1976, it produces tear gas munitions for anti-riot forces
These vehicles help them to monitor 4,000 km of inhospitable terrains in Gujarat, covered in creeks and marshy lands.
They have to undergo rigorous training in swimming, marine diving, firing and above all in enduring the hostilities of the rough creek.
They helped senior leaders of the Awami League Party to become stronger post their survival of Pakistani massacres. When war broke out on Dec 3rd, 1971, it only took a fortnight for the mass surrender of the Pakistani troops.
The force joined the Army and of course did a commendable job!
It was Ghazi Baba, Jaish-e-Mohammed’s second-in-command. The force raided his hideout in Srinagar and killed him in the subsequent gun battle.
Preventing trans-border crimes, promoting a sense of security among border-area residents or responding to enemy movements – BSF is there at work, every single day!
They are guides to our Army in these highly sensitive areas near the LOC.
Women hold significant positions including those of combat ranks.
We live in a free country with opportunities unbound because there are soldiers protecting our borders 24×7.
A zillion thanks to BSF’s brave men and women for making it possible at the cost of their lives!