Ahead of its raising day, Border Security Force (BSF) organised a Curtain Raiser at Amritsar.
The BSF Raising Day is scheduled to be held on December 4 at Guru Nanak Dev University in Amritsar.
The Curtain Raiser was graced by the presence of P V Rama Sastry, Addyional Director General (Western Command) Chandigarh and Asif Jalal, IPS, IG BSF Punjab Frontier, alongwith other BSF officials.
During the programme IG BSF Punjab Frontier introduced the media about the significance of the event. Thereafter, ADG (WC) Chandigarh unveiled the 58th BSF Raising Day Parade display and released the teaser video of the event.g
He ave a brief about the history and significance of BSF in the service to the nation and the importance of the event being organized this year in the holy city Amritsar, Punjab.
Minister of State for Home Affairs Nityanand Rai was Chief guest. The event will begin by paying homage to the martyrs by the Chief guest with the wreath laying ceremony, at the Martyr’s column, SHQ BSF Khasa, Amritsar.
ADG (WC) Chandigarh apprised the media that the services rendered by BSF, the technological advancement, professional excellence and the discipline of the force will be on display during the 58th Raising Day Parade. The parade will comprise of 12 foot contingents including Mahila prahari contingent, the famed Camel contingent, Camel Band and the mounted contingent.
He also informed that various shows including Gajraj and Chetak Drill by Central School of Motor Training (CSMT) BSF team that involves dismantling, obstacle crossing and assembly of motor vehicles, adrenaline packed daredevil motorcycle show by BSF Seema Bhawani women and Janbaaz mens team, dog show, communication contingent displaying the technological advancements of the force and special appearance by BSF Bagpipers will be showcased during the parade. Besides this, Tableaux of BSF Water Wing, Air Wing, Central Workshop and Stores (CENWOSTO), BSF Institute of Advance Adventure Training (BIAAT), Information & Communication Technology (ICT) Dte & Tear Smoke Unit (TSU) will be displayed during the parade.
“Beating the Retreat” will be organised at JCP Attari on December 3.