GUWAHATI, Dec 1 - As part of the 54th raising day celebrations, BSF�s Guwahati Frontier today organised a cultural programme and a customary �barakhana� in which all the force personnel of the frontier including retirees of the force and 1st Bn NDRF participated.
The BSF musical band dressed in its smart attire lent a tune to the cheering audience, who enjoyed the colourful and disciplined display of the force.
Rakesh Aggarwal, Inspector General, BSF Guwahati Frontier in his address, conveyed his best wishes and the message of DG BSF to all BSF personnel on the occasion. He exhorted them to keep the flag of the force flying high and motivated them to follow the ethos of the force to fulfil the expectations of people.
The IG also felicitated families of BSF martyrs on the occasion.
Aggarwal lauded the efforts made by the troops on the border in maintaining peace and preventing various border crimes by seizing cattle, contraband goods, FICN and arms/ammunition etc., and also apprehending many trans-border criminals.