19 - 11 - 2018

Police Commemoration Day observed by BSF

Agartala, Oct 21,2018 :Annual Police Commemoration Day, as series of such functions, spread all over the country, was observed here at FTR HQ BSF Salbagan, on 21 October 2018.On this occasion a Smriti Parade was organised, at 0800 hrs, during which names of 414 personnel, martyred from all Police/ CAPF all over the country were read over by Shri H K lohia, IG BSF Tripura, among the large gathering of BSF troops.

 This was followed by paying homage to all the martyrs by special guard. List of this year included 42martyrs from BSF. Next of Kins of the martyrs were also felicitated by BSF personnel at different locations in the State during police commemoration day week.A Mini Marathon of 05 KMs was organized by all the BSF establishments at their respective HQs on 20nd Oct, 2018,to create awareness among general public about martyrs.

Every year Police Commemoration Day is observed-throughout the nation-on 21 Oct, in memory of brave CRPF Soldiers, who made supreme sacrifice while fighting with Chinese Army in 1959 in Laddakh region, for safeguarding Sovereignty & Integrity, of the Nation.

In addition to this a blood donation camp was also organised, to support the noble cause,at G B hospital,Agartalafor blood bank of the hospital, in the memory of Martyrs. BSF personnel including H K lohia, IPS, IG BSF Tripura along with other senior BSF officials and other ranks donated blood in the camp, for the benefit of needy patients &meet medical urgencies.