The Border Security Force ( BSF ) Coochbehar organised a Civic Action Program at Chota Garal Jora Junior High School on the Indo-Bangladesh border at Coochbehar on Tuesday.
The program was inaugurated by CL Belwa, DIG BSF, Sector HQ Coochbehar and was attended by following functionaries of the area, namely:
More than 200 students and 200 villagers of Chota Garal Jora attended the program, They were provided with stationary items, school bags, umbrellas and sports items. 04 dust bins were also provided to the school.
While speaking on the occasion, Tarini Kanta Barman, Member Zilla Parishad, besides dwelling on the significance of the program, urged the students and the villagers to recognise the single handed efforts made by BSF for securing the border.
He appealed to the population of Nazirhat Gram Panchayat consisting of 20,000 persons, to cooperate and contribute towards national security by assisting BSF in gathering information and by reporting crimes in the border. He appreciated the efforts of BSF troops, who were deployed in the far flung areas of the border, far away from their homes, for the security of the border population and the nation.
Ashit Kr Roy, Headmaster of the school also informed the students that the efforts of BSF to establish cordial relation with the students and villagers should be welcomed and they should also extend their cooperation to BSF, for national security and peace.
CL Belwa, DIG interacted with the students and audience in Bengali and struck a rapport between him and the audience. He said that he was excited to be amongst them. In his speech he urged the students to do well in life and also encouraged them to involve in games and sports activities for physical and mental well being. He said that excessive involvement of young minds in social media and mobiles/television was harmful for the future of the country.
The program was highly appreciated by the students and the audience. Besides being given various essential items, students also enjoyed the interaction with DIG BSF and this was palpable with the huge rounds of applause they gave while he was speaking.