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MoS (Home) Shri Hansraj Gangaram Ahir visits BSF Border Outpost in J&K, reviews Operational Preparedness on Indo-Pak Border

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MoS (Home) Shri Hansraj Gangaram Ahir visits BSF Border Outpost in J&K, reviews Operational Preparedness on Indo-Pak Border

The Union Minister of State for Home Affairs, Shri Hansraj Gangaram Ahir visited (BSF) Border Outpost (BoP) Chamliyal in Ramgarh sector along the Indo-Pak International Border (IB) in Jammu and Kashmir today and reviewed the Operational Preparedness on the IB. Shri Ahir was welcomed at the BSF Post in force tradition, by Shri Ram Awtar, IG BSF, Jammu Frontier, Dr. S D Singh, IG Police, Shri Mandeep Bhandari, Divisional Commissioner, Smt Sheetal Nanda, Deputy Commissioner, Samba and other representatives of civil society.

Shri Ram Awtar, IG BSF, gave a detailed briefing on the prevailing security scenario on Jammu Border, the various measures undertaken by BSF to strengthen the border protection, threat perception existing on the International Borders and the existing border control & protection mechanism undertaken vis-?-vis the likely threats. He discussed various issues with the field commanders also.

Shri Ahir also had an interaction with Jawans to know about their well being. He was overwhelmed and impressed by the enthusiasm and spirit of the BSF troops during the interaction. He appreciated the BSF troops in effective neutralization of three militants in Chamliyal area, who infiltrated through tunnel last year. He further apprised the jawans that the Government recognizes their contribution towards national security and is always eager to address their concerns.

Shri Ahir also had an interaction with the local people.

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First Published: Thu, August 24 2017. 00:20 IST