New Delhi, August 9
The Border Security Force (BSF) has directed organising an ‘Independence Day walk’ in any respect its borders posts and subject models alongside the Pakistan and Bangladesh fronts on August 15, officers stated on Sunday.
The headquarters of the about 2.5 lakh personnel robust drive has requested all its formation commanders to make sure that a senior officer spends two nights—August 14 and 15 — at every border publish alongside the Pakistan and Bangladesh entrance together with different workplaces and coaching centres of the paramilitary.
This is part of the 74th Independence Day celebrations.
The officers stated an order has been issued by the headquarters of the drive right here on August 6 on the instructions of BSF chief S S Deswal, who has launched a slew of health programmes within the drive.
Deswal is heading the BSF in a further capability for over 4 months now and he’s the common Director-General (DG) of the ITBP that guards the three,488-km Line of Actual Control (LAC) with China.
He has initiated these actions within the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) too, they stated.
As per the order for August 15, the officers who go to and halt on the border posts will undertake 4 issues: Flag hoisting, tree plantation, 10-km ‘Independence Day walk’ with all of the troops and officers of the publish and organise a ‘badakhana’ or grand fest with 50 chosen troops who’ve achieved “exceptional work”.
It has been directed that each one COVID-19 protocols and precautions must be adhered to and safety issues at “sensitive” posts must be stored in thoughts, the officers stated.
These health drills and programs have been initiated by Deswal who has ordered that each one fats and overweight personnel within the border guarding drive must be recognized and despatched for bodily coaching.
He himself takes half in quite a few such strolling and trekking periods together with senior officers and different personnel.
Recently, disciplinary motion has been ordered towards a physician of the drive for alleged lapses in declaring a 160 kg jawan match for endeavor a bodily health course throughout which he died.
The 45-year-old constable had died on July 17 simply after he reported for a bodily health course on the BSF subsidiary coaching centre in Rajasthan’s Jodhpur. PTI