BGB-BSF celebrate ‘Rakhi Bandhan’ on Hili border
Rangpur: Members of Bangladesh Border Guard (BGB) and Indian Border Security Force (BSF) on Monday celebrated ‘Rakhi Bandhan’ festival on Hili border in Dinajpur.
The zero line area on Hili frontier under Hakimpur upazila 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, reports BSS.
While tying ‘Rakhi’ on the hands of male members of BGB and BSF, female members of the two border guards also fed each-other with sweets.
A large number of common people of both countries observed the pleasant moments of further strengthening relations between male and female members of the neighbouring border guards.
The authorities of Hili ICP BGB Camp and Indian Hili BSF Camp jointly arranged the traditional ‘Rakhi Bandhan’ celebration.
Talking to reporters, local BGB Camp Commander Mahbub Alam said the two neighbouring border guards generally exchange greetings with gifts and sweets on the occasions of different national and religious festivals of both countries.
‘These steps are largely helping both the border guards in maintaining brotherly as well as friendly relations and conducting professional responsibilities smoothly for ensuring peace and tranquility along the common international borders,’ he said.
Commander of Indian Hili BSF Camp Mithel Shekhor said, ‘The BGB and BSF members today tied ‘Rakhi’ and fed sweets each-other. It will further strengthen friendly relations among the border guards of the two neighbouring countries.’