BSF half marathon on October 22
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.