SHILLONG, Aug 6, 2017: In an initiative to promote the importance of ‘Matri Shakti’ i.e women power for serving the nation in its unique way, the Border Security Force (BSF), Meghalaya Frontier organised `Raksha Bandhan’ at Umpling Campus with members of `Marwadi Sammelan Mahila Sammiti’ Shillong, families of BSF Jawan as well as `BSF Lady Constable’.
The same programme is also celebrated at the international border by the sentinels of the border at BSF BOP Dawki & Lyngkhat on Aug 6 with 25 ladies of ‘Patanjali Mahila Sammiti’. All lady members of `Marwadi Sammelan Mahila Sammiti Shillong’ & `Pantanjali Mahila Sammiti Shillong’ wishes the long, healthy and unbeatable life of their brother i.e BSF Jawan after tying the holy `Raksha Bandhan’.
President Reka Jain and vice president Menakshi Jhunjhunwala of `Marwadi Sammelan Mahila Sammity Shillong’ delivered motivational lectures and presentations for BSF brothers/jawans on the eve of this auspicious occasion.
A young member of `Marwadi Sammelan Mahila Samity Shillong’ Naini Choudhary (age 13 years) also delivered lecture on the topic of `Beti Bacho and Beti Padhao’. On this occasion some beautiful cultural programme was also organised by the members of `Marwadi Sanmellan Mahila Sammiti’.
On Aug 6 all 25 lady members from `Patanjali Mahila Samity Shillong’ tied `Rakhi’ at ICP Dawki to BSF and BGB jawans at ICP Tamabil and distributed sweets with BSF & BGB Jawans.
The BSF troops were motivated by the members of ‘Patanjali Mahila Sammiti’ of Shillong at international border i.e Dawki & Lyngkhat of East Khasi Hills of Meghalaya by celebrating the holy `Raksha Bandhan’. They appreciate our motto “Duty unto Death” and prayed to God for long and healthy life of the sentinels. They also gave their best wishes/blessings.
In the last IG BSF Meghalaya Ftr, P K Dubey, and DIG (G) Meghalaya Ftr, Sh U K Nayal assured to all Marwadi Sammela Mahila Sammiti, Shillong and Patanjali Mahila Sammiti Shillong, that BSF is always alert for full security of the nation.