In a bid to foster stronger ties and collaboration with the residents of the border areas, troops of Border OutPost Bajitpur, 107 Battalion, BSF under South Bengal Frontier organized a Mini Marathon and Cycle Race
The event witnessed enthusiastic participation from students of border villages, including Bajitpur, Kurulia, and Solak. The race featured a 5-kilometer cycle race for girls students and a 5-kilometer run for male students, attracting a total of 23 girls and 59 boys.
Boyra Gram Panchayat’s head, Mrs. Sushma Mandal, and two members from Bajitpur village were present at the occasion. Winners among the students were awarded prizes as a token of recognition for their athletic achievements.
Sushma Mandal appreciated the efforts and thanked BSF, and speaking at the event, highlighted the consistent efforts of the BSF in organizing such programs, emphasizing their positive impact on fostering a spirit of sportsmanship and competition among the youth residing in the border regions.
A.K Ayra, DIG, Public Relations Officer, South Bengal Frontier underlined the BSF’s commitment to supporting border residents and fostering a sense of unity. He explained that such initiatives aim to enhance mutual cooperation and understanding between the BSF and the civilian population, instilling a love for sports and patriotism among the youth. He further said that these events are crucial in promoting a sense of camaraderie between the BSF and the general public, contributing to the overall development of the youth, and strengthening the bond between security forces and the communities they serve.