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Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Tuesday, greeted the Border Security Force (BSF) on its raising day and said that India is proud of it.
"The BSF has distinguished itself as a valorous force, unwavering in its commitment to protecting the nation and assisting citizens during natural calamities," he said in a tweet.
The BSF was raised on this day in 1965 with a purpose to guard India's international border with Pakistan and later with Bangladesh when it became an independent country in 1971.
"Best wishes to all @BSF_India personnel and their families on the special occasion of their Raising Day. BSF has distinguished itself as a valorous force, unwavering in their commitment to protect the nation and assist citizens during natural calamities. India is proud of BSF!" the Prime Minister added in his tweet. (PTI)