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BSF celebrated the 55th raising day

BSF celebrated the 55th raising day

The 55th raising day of BSF celebration was graced by the Minister of State of Home Affairs Nityanand Rai who attended the Raising Day celebrations of Border Security Force (BSF) on 1st December.

Key Points:

  • Border Security Force (BSF) was formed on 1st December 1965. 
  • V K Johri is the Director-General. 
  • BSF ensures the security of the borders of India by acting as the First Line of Defence against infiltration, smuggling, and military assault. This is one among the seven Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF).
  • The Minister responsible for BSF is Amit Shah, Minister of Home Affairs.
  • BSF is the world's largest border guarding force, which functions under the Ministry of Home Affairs.

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