NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi praised the Border Security Force (BSF) for tirelessly and courageously protecting the country's borders.
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On the paramilitary force's 49th raising day, Modi said in a tweet: "On BSF Raising Day, we salute our BSF personnel, who tirelessly & courageously protect our borders. Their dedication & valour always inspire."
Established Dec 1, 1965, BSF is world's largest border guarding force charged with defending India's land border during peace time and preventing transnational crime, says the force's official website.