Indian, Bangladeshi troopers participate in 'Milan Mela' to foster stronger bonds

Last Updated: Sat, Dec 29, 2012 14:40 hrs

The Khutadaha Indo-Bangladesh Border out Post (BOP) under Dakhin (South) Dinajpur district of West-Bengal turned into a place of festivity and emotions, as guards from both sides participated in a fair 'Milan Mela' with an aim to break barriers and foster strong bonds between the two nations.

Prem Singh, company commandant, 69, Border Security Force battalion, said the event was organised to establish mutual cooperation between both sides.

"This event is organised to foster strong bonds between security forces of both India and Bangladesh and to achieve cooperation," said Prem Singh.

55 border guards attended the function, which was headed by Sumsuddin Sumus, Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB), Company Commandant, 46 Battalion.

The Border Security Force (BSF) and BGB are working to resolve several issues that had led to tension along the borders including co-ordinated patrolling from both sides in border areas. (ANI)

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