Shillong, Dec 13: The BSF is organizing a series of events to mark the 50th Year of Independence of Bangladesh and to highlight the contribution made by the bordering guarding force in 1971 Bangladesh Liberation War.
In this endeavour, a “Joint Cultural Programme” with Bangladesh was conducted on December 13, at ICP Dawki under Meghalaya Frontier.
The purpose of organizing all such friendly events is to remember Mukti Yodha (freedom fighter) of both sides who fought for the cause and enhance co-operation and good will between the two countries.
During the event, facilitation of war veterans, performance of renowned troupes from Bangladesh and India.
Experience sharing by war veterans was also conducted in presence of the local population from both countries, eminent personalities and State dignitaries along with senior officials of BSF.
According to the BSF, such events on the border will further boost the spirit of amity and confidence among the border populace on both sides of the international boundary.