BSF GOLDEN JUBILEE YEAR 2014-15
Jodhpur,The flag off was done at BSF Campus, 30 Bn BSF location, Bhuj on 24th Feb 2015 at about 1130 hrs by Sh M K Singla, IPS, Spl DG (Western Command). The aim of this safari is to build image of BSF and to promote the spirit of adventure and enterprise among the community particularly youth and women in India including BSF women’s. The expedition will motivate and inspire Indian youth particularly the women folks towards adventurous events being women expedition through out the borders of Rann of Kutch, the Thar Desert and plains of Punjab. It will also promote national integration, adventure spirit and patriotism amongst the Indian women population in particular whereas in general in public at large. The camel safari has been under taken to prove that women’s are not less than men. Dr. Sujatha Shinde, Asst Comdt, Veterinary officer of BSF is leading the contingent.
This camel contingent moving on 26 camels through bordering villages/BOPs of Gujarat Frontier BSF in 9 days and will enter into the area of Rajasthan Frontier on 05th of March 2015 through BOP Raithanwala, distt Jaisalmer of 103 Bn under Jaisalmer Sector, where it will be received and welcomed by the DIG BSF, their officials, social organizations, civilians residing in the bordering villages/hamlets and media personal. There will be grand cultural programmes by local and BSF artists followed by an interaction with students/civilians at the venue. Thereafter, the contingent will move through various places of Jaisalmer, Bikaner, Sriganganagar districts to familiarize with the culture and customs of bordering villages of Rajasthan, involving journey of 11 days.
On 17th March’2015, Camel Safari will move for Frontier HQr Punjab through flanking BOP Nazeke, distt Abohar of 90 Bn BSF and after travelling for 5 days, will culminate their journey on 22nd March’2015 at Wagha Border (Punjab) during ‘Retreat ceremony’.