1st December: BSF Raising Day
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1st December 2021: 57th Raising Day
- The Border Security Force (BSF) is India's border guarding organisation on its border with Pakistan and Bangladesh.
- It is one of the five Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) of India, and was raised in the wake of the 1965 War on 1 December 1965, "for ensuring the security of the borders of India and for matters connected there with".
- It is the only CAPF to have a Full-fledged Water Wing, Air Wing and even an Artillery Regiment of its own.
- Motto: जीवन पर्यन्त कर्तव्य (Duty Unto Death).
- Headquarters: New Delhi, India
- Director General: Pankaj Kumar Singh (IPS)
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