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BGB-BSF celebrate Rakhi in Hili border

  • Published at 09:55 pm August 26th, 2018
BGB-BSF Rakhi festival
A female member of India's Border Security Force (BSF) ties a Rakhi (a cotton bracelet) to a member of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) at the Hili border area to celebrate Rakhi festival on August 26, 2018 Halim Al Raji/Dhaka Tribune

The celebration took place at the no man's land of the of the 11th sub-pillar of the 285 main-pillar of the Hili border check-post.

Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) and India’s Border Security Force (BSF) have celebrated Rakhi festival (Raksha Bandhan) at the Hili border area in Dinajpur.

Both BGB-BSF members on Sunday tied Rakhi to each other’s wrists and exchanged sweets to celebrate the occasion.

The celebration took place at the no man's land of the of the 11th sub-pillar of the 285 main-pillar of the Hili border check-post.

At the time, BSF female members tied Rakhi to BGB men and greet them with sweets; in return BGB female members did the same gesture with BSF men.

Hili BSF camp Commander Inspector Giriz Kumar and Jamil Badshah and BGB Hili IPC camp Commander Naib Subedar Abdul Malek were present among BGB-BSF men and female members during the ceremony.