Union Home Minister Amit Shah will visit Rajasthan on 4 December for his two-day visit. During his visit, Shah will spend a night near the India-Pakistan border. Top sources in the Home Ministry told news agency ANI that Shah would be accompanying BSF personnel during his two-day visit to Rajasthan from December 4 to 5. Shah will also participate in the celebrations organized on the 57th Raising Day of the Border Security Force.
Sources said that after reaching Jaisalmer, Shah will review the security along the western border. He will also oversee the night patrolling by BSF officers. He will spend a night with BSF officers at a border post in the area. This will be the first time that the Home Minister will spend the night with BSF officers near the border.
The foundation day of BSF will be celebrated for the first time in Jaisalmer. Earlier it was organized in Delhi. Established on December 1, 1965, the BSF is responsible for guarding the India-Pakistan and India-Bangladesh borders. Along with this, BSF is also playing an anti-infiltration role against terrorists in the Kashmir Valley. BSF is also conducting anti-Naxal operations in Odisha and Chhattisgarh.