‘BSF using Hi-tech gadgets to counter drone smuggling of arms, narcotics from across LOC’: IG BSF on 58th Raising Day

Srinagar: Along with the Indian Army in the Kashmir Valley, the Border Security Force (BSF) is also deployed in areas adjacent to the Line of Control (LoC). BSF and Army personnel have faced innumerable terrorist infiltrations in the past and are still doing so with new challenges like drone smuggling of arms and narcotics from across the Line of Control. Speaking to reporters on the 58th Raising Day, BSF Frontier Kashmir IG Ashok Yadav said that “BSF is involved in the internal security of Kashmir and is also deployed along the LoC areas along with the Indian Army.” Yadav said that whenever any information is received about infiltrating terrorists, the troops deployed in the LoC areas respond immediately and neutralize all enemy threats from across the LoC.

The IG said, “In the recent past, a new challenge has emerged before the forces in the form of drone smuggling of arms and narcotics from across the border and to counter this, BSF has successfully adopted anti-drone technology and other measures.” Is.”

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“The BSF is engaging the youth through various programs and sensitizing them about the evil intentions of terrorists and other enemies, including the life-threatening effects of drugs being smuggled from across the LoC,” Yadav said.

The Border Security Force, an elite force of the country, was established on 1 December 1965 with the primary responsibility of guarding the International Border. The force completed 57 years of its dedicated, distinguished and glorious service to the nation on 1 December 2022.

On BSF Raising Day, a cultural program and Badakhana was organized for BSF veterans, BSF personnel of Kashmir Frontier Headquarters and troops of STC BSF Kashmir. BSF Raising Day was celebrated with great enthusiasm and enthusiasm by all ranks at Frontier HQ BSF Kashmir. The BSF jawans who spoke on the occasion expressed their patriotic feelings towards the nation and feel proud to be a part of the BSF force.

“We are proud to be a part of BSF and our morale is always high on raising day because we all wait for this day and we want to tell our countrymen on this day that as long as we are at the borders, They don’t need it. Worry,” said Arun, a BSF jawan.

The BSF is the largest border guarding force in the world, guarding the international borders with Pakistan and Bangladesh and also devotedly to the internal security of the country and guarding the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir with the Army.

During the last week, several programs including public outreach programs with the border population were organized at various locations of BSF deployment in the Kashmir Valley.