Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday lauded the work of the Border Security Force (BSF) on its 59th Raising Day, saying the force has made a mark as a guardian of our frontiers and their valour and unwavering spirit in protecting our nation is a testament to their dedication.
In a post on X, Modi, who is in the UAE to attend the COP28 meeting said, “On BSF’s Raising Day, we laud this excellent force, which has made a mark as a guardian of our frontiers.”
“Their valour and unwavering spirit in protecting our nation is a testament to their dedication. I would also like to appreciate the role of BSF during rescue and relief work in the wake of natural disasters,” the Prime Minister said.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah and Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge on Friday greeted the troopers of the Border Security Force (BSF) on its 59th Raising Day.
In a post on X, Shah said: “I extend best wishes to all the soldiers of the force and their families on the 59th Raising Day of BSF. The country is proud of the BSF which keeps the borders of our country impenetrable with its bravery and valor. Along with the security of the country, BSF has also made many records in disaster management and environmental protection.”
“I salute the brave martyrs of BSF, the country will always be indebted to your sacrifice,” Shah added.
Shah will attend the 59th Raising Day programme to be held in Jharkhand’s Hazaribagh on Friday.
The oldest training centre of the border force is located at Meru in Hazaribagh where the function will be held for the first time.
In a post on X, Kharge said: “Our salutations and gratitude to the women and men personnel of the Border Security Force which celebrates 58 years of protecting the borders of the nation, as the first line of defence.
“As a nation, we are forever indebted and immensely proud of your indomitable courage, inspiring sacrifices, grit, determination and valour,” the Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha said.