BSF half marathon on Oc­to­ber 22

Hindustan Times ST (Jaipur) - - Rajasthan - HT Cor­re­spon­dent htraj@hin­dus­tan­

Ra­jasthan fron­tier will or­gan­ise a BSF Half Marathon on Oc­to­ber 22 at Jodhpur to com­mem­o­rate the deeds and supreme sac­ri­fice made by sol­diers of Border Se­cu­rity Force (BSF).

BSF is In­dia’s First Line of De­fence, guard­ing ap­prox­i­mately 6,500 km of Indo-Pak border. It is also in­volved in in­ter­nal se­cu­rity and anti-In­sur­gency du­ties. About 1,852 BSF per­son­nel have laid down their lives in safe­guard­ing the na­tion dur­ing war, peace, counter-in­sur­gency op­er­a­tions and in­ter­nal se­cu­rity du­ties. Ra­jasthan Fron­tier BSF guards about 804 km of In­ter­na­tional border with Pak­istan. In­spec­tor gen­eral of BSF Ra­jasthan Fron­tier, Anil Pali­wal said that the event will start at 6am in Jodhpur. An event based ini­tia­tive in terms of BSF half marathon (a sport event) has been con­ceived which will have triple tar­gets: run for mar­tyrs, run for pub­lic con­nect and run for unity.


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