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Bikaner15 minutes agoAuthor: Naveen Sharma
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BSF DG Rakesh Asthana said that in order to avoid the feeling of insecurity among the people of the border area, many activities are also being carried out at the BSF level.
On the Jammu and Kashmir border, the BSF conducted an anti-tunneling operation in the past and discovered many such tunnels, which were built by the terrorists to infiltrate. Many terrorists were also killed in this campaign. Similarly, BSF is on high alert mode along the border of Bikaner, Sriganganagar and Barmer with Pakistan in western Rajasthan.
On Monday, NewsBust India held special talks with BSF DG Rakesh Asthana on the aspects related to border security and issues related to border tourism. Highlights of this discussion…
How successful was BSF’s anti-tunneling campaign in Kashmir?
We traced the locations, where there is a high probability of penetration, there is a strict vigil 24 hours. Many terrorists have also been killed in the last operation.
Is Pakistan not trying to infiltrate with narco-terrorism?
There have been indications of a shift in terror activities on the western border of Rajasthan due to the increased vigil in Jammu and Kashmir. It also has intelligence input. There is a greater focus on the Barmer, Bikaner and Sriganganagar border.
WhatsApp adding youth to groups, how to stop it?
To avoid the feeling of insecurity among the people of the border area, many activities are also being carried out at BSF level.
What is being done to promote border tourism?
Tanaut is being developed at Sanchu and Jaisalmer in Bikaner. The BSF Museum and Weaver Gallery will be built at both these places.
How are the women battalions doing. When will there be a new recruitment?
Women are performing very well in the force. She goes to petroling. Weapons also. Also gives hard duty. BSF will have recruits in 2021 and 2022.