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HON’BLE UNION HOME MINISTER SHRI RAJNATH SINGH LAID FOUNDATION STONE OF VIEWERS GALLERY AT JCP ATTARI-WAGAH DURING CLOSING CEREMONY OF BSF WOMEN CAMEL SAFARI EXPEDITION 2015

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Border Security Force is celebrating its Golden Jubilee during the year 2015. To make this auspicious occasion memorable, BSF Women Camel Safari 2015 was organised all along the borders of western frontier i.e. the International border with Pakistan. The Camel Safari team was led by Dr Saroj Shinde, Assistant Commandant of BSF.

This expedition started from Bhuj, Gujrat on 24th Feb 2015. After passing through various border villages of Gujrat, Rajasthan, now reached its final destination i.e. JCP Attari-Wagah, Amritsar (Punjab) on 22nd March 2015 after covering a total distance of approx 2300 Kms.

On their grand reception, today i.e. on 22nd March 2015 at 1530 Hrs a closing ceremony was organised at JCP Attari-Wagah, Amritsar (Punjab). During the occasion, Hon’ble Union Home Minister of India Shri Rajnath Singh was the Chief Guest.

During the occasion, cultural programmes, colourful dance displaying creativity and feminine grace was also performed with rhythmic clapping. And also the world famous Punjabi folk dance Bhangra was also performed with enthusiasm, energy and associated with spring harvest festival Baisakhi.

During the occasion, Hon’ble Home Minister presented mementos to the BSF women riders of Camel Safari specially praised BSF for organising such types of expeditions.

Hon’ble Union Home Minister of India Shri Rajnath Singh also laid a foundation stone of viewers Gallery at JCP Attari and also witnessed the world famous retreat ceremony.

Aim of Camel Safari Expedition: The aim of the expedition is to build image of BSF and to promote the spirit of adventure and enterprise among the community particularly youth and women in India including BSF Women. The expedition will motivate and inspire Indian youth particularly the women folks towards adventurous event being women expedition throughout the borders of Rann of Kutch, Thar desert of Rajasthan and plains of Punjab. It will also promote national integration, adventure spirit and patriotism amongst the Indian women population in particular and public at large.

 

Source: PRO, BSF


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