Update August 26, 2018

Dhaka 6-09 am, 29-July, 2021

BGB-BSF celebrate ‘Rakhi Bandhan’ on Hili border

Mirajul Moin Joy

Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) and Indian Border Security Force (BSF) celebrated ‘Rakhi Bandhan’ festivity on Hili border in Hakimpur upazila of Dinajpur today to bolster friendly relations between the border guards.

The zero line area on Hili border factually turned into a ‘Milan Mela’ of friendship at noon when female BGB and BSF members tied ‘Rakhi’ on hands of the on-duty members of BSF and BGB respectively.

While tying ‘Rakhi’ on hands of male members of BGB and BSF by female members of the two border guards, they also fed each-other with sweets strengthening relations of hearts between the two peoples.

The common people from either side of the zero line demarcation observed the pleasant moments of cementing friendly relations between members of the two neighbouring border guards.

The authorities of Hili ICP BGB Camp and Indian Hili BSF Camp jointly arranged the traditional ‘Rakhi Bandhan’ celebration festivity.

Company Commander of Hili ICP BGB Camp Subedar Abdul Malek, Commander of Indian Hili BSF Camp Jamil Shah and a large number of male and female members of the two border guards were present.

Talking to local journalists, Subedar Abdul Malek said the two neighbouring border guards exchange greetings with gifts and sweets on the occasions of different national and religious festivals of both countries.

“Such exchanges of greetings help both the border guards in maintaining friendly relations to conduct professional responsibilities smoothly for better border managements to ensure peace and tranquility along the common international borders,” he said.

Talking to BSS, Mayor of local Hakimpur municipality Jamil Hossain Chalonto said Hili border turned festive during celebrations of ‘Rakhi Bandhan’ festivity by the two border guards demonstrating friendly relations.

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