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BSF Full Form

The full form of BSF is the Border Security Force. BSF is India’s paramilitary force with a duty to protect India and maintain peace.  and its headquarters is situated in New Delhi. BSF is that section of the Indian Army which keeps strict vigilance on the borders of our country India so that illegal immigrants or other terrorists cannot enter our country. They keep a strict eye day and night, in every adverse conditions, to make sure that India is safe.

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BSF Full Form: An Overview

Motto Duty unto Death
Under Home affairs
Service CAPF
Headed by DG (IPS personal )
Officers cadre Yes
Function Pak and Bangladesh border
Rifles 5.56mm Insas

BSF Full Form: BSF History

BSF was created on December 1, 1965, as a specialized force with the sole responsibility of guarding India’s borders. The Emergency Committee of the Cabinet, under the leadership of then-Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri, met on April 20, 1965, to discuss police in border protection role.

On May 17, a meeting between the Union Home Minister, the Union Defense Secretary, and the Chief of Army Staff put forth a blueprint for what would later become BSF. One of the most important proposals was the need to combine all border patrolling police units into one under the control of the federal government.

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Suitable training, appropriate equipment, command structures, and appropriate roles were also discussed. BSF was born by combining 25 border battalions of the states’ police forces. Five out of the 12 India Reserve Battalions were also added to this new force. BSF was initially formed under the CRPF Act.

Parliament passed the Border Security Force Act, 1968, which contained BSF Rules. The specific task was the protection of the India-Pakistan border. BSF’s formation coincided with a cessation of hostilities with Pakistan.

BSF Full Form: BSF  Motto and logo

The Logo of BSF has two spikes of grains, embracing the National Emblem of India and the typeface BSF. The motto of BSF “DUTY UNTO DEATH” is placed at the bottom.

BSF Full Form: Duty and Functions

during Peacetime BSF  performs following duties

  • To promote a sense of security among the people living in the border areas.
  • To prevent trans-border crimes, unauthorized entry into or exit from the territory of India.
  • To prevent smuggling and any other illegal activities on the Border.
  • Anti-infiltration duties.
  • To collect trans-border intelligence.

During Wartime following duties are fulfilled by BSF

  • Holding ground in assigned sectors.
  • Limited aggressive action against irregular forces of the enemy.
  • Maintenance of Law and Order in enemy territory administered under the Army’s control.
  • Acting as guides to the Army in border areas.
  • Assistance in the control of refugees.
  • Provision of escorts.
  • Performing special tasks connected with intelligence including cross-border raids

BSF Full Form: FAQs

Q1.What is BSF’s work?

Ans. BSF is India’s paramilitary force with a duty to protect India and maintain peace.

Q2.What is the Full Form of BSF?
Ans. BSF stands for  Border Security Force
Q3.What is the Full Form of BSF in Hindi?
Ans. सीमा सुरक्षा बल is the Full Form of BSF in Hindi
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