The 70th Independence Day
was celebrated by frontier HQ BSF Guwahati at Patgaon with great zeal and enthusiasm. The Sector HQ and Battalions under this Frontier also celebrated this auspicious occasion with great pomp and show.
SK Srivastava, Inspector General of Frontier HQ BSF, Guwahati hoisted the national tri-color in the presence of the Officers/Subordinate Officers and brave Jawans in the BSF campus in Patgaon. Speaking on this joyous occasion, S K Srivastava, IG congratulated the brave border men and their families including NDRF personnel. He said that the BSF, which is an elite force of the Union, has been executing all tasks assigned by the Govt. meticulously and to the satisfaction of one and all. Apart from its primary role of guarding the International borders, the BSF has been deployed for Law and Order duty in BTAD areas of Assam and also in rescue missions during natural calamities. BSF is also contributing towards the social fabric by contributing tremendously through various societies oriented programs like the civic Action Programs etc. He emphasized upon all those present to be proud of being a member of such an elite Force.
He then distributed sweets among the men, visited patients admitted in the BSF Hospital, distributed sweets and wished them early recovery from ailment which they have been suffering. A grand Brakhana and cultural programme was organized later in the afternoon for the entertainment of the troops.