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2023 YEAR-END REVIEW: BSF MEGHALAYA FRONTIER

ByNE India Broadcast

Jan 4, 2024 #BSF

BSF Meghalaya Frontier oversees a challenging 444 km stretch of the International Border with Bangladesh, grappling with tough terrain, unfenced patches, elephant corridors and heavy rainfall. Despite these obstacles, the BSF has made overcoming challenges a habit and routine, ensuring the safety and tranquility of the border.

In the year 2023, the BSF Meghalaya Frontier demonstrated exceptional vigilance and efficiency. The force successfully seized smuggled goods worth more than 49.20 Crores INR, including Cattle, Sugar, Fake Indian Currency Notes (FICN), narcotics and various miscellaneous items. Furthermore, 180 miscreants were apprehended, comprising 113 Indians, 67 Bangladeshis and 02 Rohingya who violated the sanctity of the International Border.

Beyond the border duties, the BSF Meghalaya actively engaged in ‘Civic Action Programmes’ to foster mutual trust and strengthen relations with the local communities. In the year 2023, troops under BSF Meghalaya organized 45 such programmes, including 24 medical camps, providing free medical checkups, distribution of medicines, and various essential items to the needy bordering people.

To showcase the spirit of cooperation and sportsmanship, the Meghalaya FTR HQ BSF hosted the BSF Inter Frontier Judo, Gymnastics, and Taekwondo Championship at NEHU, Shillong. In reverence to the martyrs of the motherland, the ‘Meri Mati Mera Desh’ campaign was organized across the Indo-Bangladesh Border in collaboration with the civil administration of Meghalaya state. The BSF actively participated in community service, organizing blood donation camps, providing emergency medical assistance and rescue operations in various incidents.

BSF Meghalaya is committed to safeguarding the Indo- Bangladesh border and maintaining the sanctity and tranquility of the international border.

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