FROM A CORRESPONDENT
KOKRAJHAR, Nov 2: The officers and staff of Frontier Headquarters, Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB), Tezpur, observed the Rastriya Ekta Diwas (tiol Unity Day) on Monday along with the rest of the tion.
Sarwan Kumar, Inspector General, Frontier Headquarters, SSB administered pledge to the officers and personnel to preserve the unity, integrity and security.
He said the day was celebrated to commemorate the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel who unified the country. With the commencement of Vigilance Awareness Week, a pledge on vigilance was also administered by Sarwan Kumar, IG, Frontier Headquarters, Tezpur. All officers and personnel took the pledge on the occasion.
The 16th Bn.SSB, Ranighuli also observed the Reshtriya Ekta Diwas at Battalion Hqr. Ranighuli and at its all Border outpost locations deployed along intertiol Border along with Bhutan in the district of Kokrajhar and Chirang on the eve of birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.
Participation and involvement of local population and school children’s of border areas was also ensured by SSB in order to make get in touch with the thoughts and the extraordiry work done by Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel for the mankind and for country. On the occasion pledge taking ceremony was organized by concerned Border outs posts and Bn. Hqr. where personnel of SSB and local people including school children’s took pledge to dedicate themselves to preserve the unity , integrity and security of the tion.
A.K.C Singh, Commandant of the 16th Bn. who was at BOP, Tukrabasti for celebrating Diwali festival with Jawans of Border out post, also participated in the tiol unity day with villagers on Monday morning and requested them to maintain the harmony and integrity.
Singh also made aware villagers and jawans about the importance of the day and the contribution of great freedom soul like Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel in making country free. Later, A.K.C Singh, Commandant also iugurated the vigilance week during Sainik Sammelen at Bn Hqr Ranighuli and personnel of 16th Bn.SSB, Ranighuli took pledge to fight against corruptions.