India-Bangladesh Border safe, BSF reassures on Diwali festival
Shillong/UNI: The Border Security Force (BSF), which is entrusted with guarding the 443-kilometers long India-Bangladesh border that Meghalaya shares with the neighbouring country on Saturday reassured the residents of the State that the international border is safe in their hands.
“BSF also wants to assure the residents of Meghalaya that the borders are safe in the hands of their BSF brothers who are on the duty in the national interest and guarding the India-Bangladesh Border round the clock,” BSF Meghalaya Frontier, Spokesperson, U.K.Nayal said.
BSF troops are celebrating Diwali festival inside the campus as well as at International Border of Meghalaya as maximum of them could not go to their home owing to the pandemic to celebrate the festival with their family,” he said.
On the other hand, the Festival of Lights is being celebrated across the State in keeping with the safety norms of the pandemic times, even as night curfew has been withdrawn for Saturday due to Kali Puja, to be re-imposed again from Sunday night.
On the other hand Governor Satya Pal Malik and Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma have greeted
the people on occasion of Diwali.
May the blessings of Diwali restore love, peace, and harmony in our State and country. Wishing everyone a happy and safe Diwali 2020,” Chief Minister Conrad Sangma tweeted.