To ameliorating the relationship with the border population, helping them and creating a sense of security among them, the Border Security Force (BSF) on Tuesday organized a civic action programme in the South West Khasi Hills district.
The programme was inaugurated by Hardeep Singh, Inspector General BSF Meghalaya in presence of Sh Avtar Singh Shahi, DIG, Sh Kuldeep Singh, Comdt 11 Bn BSF and the locals.
A total of 16 water sintex, tracksuits and many sports items were distributed to people of four villages including Sonatala, Karaigora, Rajapara and Barsora.
On the same day, BSF Meghalaya under the aegis of BSF Wives Welfare Association (BWWA) distributed kitchenware, crockery and personal hygiene items among the 40 ladies of bordering villages of South West Khasi Hills.
The programme was chaired by Lakhdeep Kaur, President BWWA, BSF Meghalaya.
Water sports competitions like swimming, boat rowing, and Boat tug of war were also organized in Jadukatta River near BSF camp Gumaghat and the winners were awarded by Hardeep Singh, IG BSF Meghalaya.
Sh U K Nayal, DIG PRO said “BSF remains in constant touch with the bordering people and always extend all possible help to the poor and needy people. Such events reinforce BSF-Local relations and strengthen the trust between them. The efforts of BSF are appreciated by the locals wholeheartedly and people of these villages immensely praised the goodwill gesture shown by BSF.