Border Security Force Day 2022

WRITTEN BY Saumya Jaiswar2022-11-30,10:41:19 news

BSF Day 2022

On 1 December 1965, India’s first line of defence, the Border Security Force (BSF) was formed. It will celebrate its Raising Day in Punjab

Motto of Border Security Force

Its motto is “Jeevan Paryant Kartavya” meaning “Duty Unto Death”.

Primary duty of BSF

Its mandate is to guard the country’s land border during peacetime and also to prevent transnational crime.

Why BSF was formed?

In response to Pakistan's attempt to enlarge its borders at the expense of India during the 1965 war, India created the Border Security Force (BSF).

Who is the Founder of BSF?

K F Rustamji, IPS was the first chief and the founding father of the organization.

Strength of BSF

Currently there are about 186 battalions and strength of more than 2 lakh personnel.

Units of BSF

It also has an air wing, marine wing, commando units and artillery regiments.

Which Ministry operates BSF?

The BSF is under the Ministry of Home Affairs of the Government of India.

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