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Aspirants appear in an entrance exam, conducted by Border Security Force (BSF) during a recruitment rally, at Humhama on the outskirts of Srinagar.

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Aspirants appear in an entrance exam, conducted by Border Security Force (BSF) during a recruitment rally, at Humhama on the outskirts of Srinagar.

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A BSF official checks the documents of aspirants before they appear in an entrance exam, conducted by them during a recruitment rally, at Humhama on the outskirts of Srinagar.

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Aspirants appear in an entrance exam, conducted by Border Security Force (BSF) during a recruitment rally, at Humhama on the outskirts of Srinagar. BSF held the second round of recruitment in the form of written test at its nine centers in Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh.

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BSF personnel display packets of narcotics, weighing appox. 62 kgs, recovered along the International border in Arnia area of Jammu district.

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Director General of Border Security Force (BSF) Rakesh Asthana during his visit to International Border (IB)area at Samba sector in Jammu.

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Border Security Force (BSF) personnel stand near a tunnel, originating from Pakistan, beneath the Indo-Pak international border fence, in J&K's Samba district. The force has launched a major search operation in the area to look for other such hidden structures that aid infiltration.

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Border Security Force (BSF) personnel stand near a tunnel, originating from Pakistan, beneath the Indo-Pak international border fence, in J&K's Samba district. The force has launched a major search operation in the area to look for other such hidden structures that aid infiltration.

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Former CBI Special Director Rakesh Asthana takes charge as the new Director General of Border Security Force (BSF), in New Delhi.

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Former CBI Special Director Rakesh Asthana takes charge as the new Director General of Border Security Force (BSF) from DG Indo-Tibet Border Police (ITBP) chief S S Deswal (R), in New Delhi.

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Outgoing Civil Aviation Security chief Rakesh Asthana takes charge as the new Director General of Border Security Force (BSF), in New Delhi.

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Border Security Force personnel (wearing brown uniforms) and Pakistani Rangers (wearing black uniforms) take part in the Beating Retreat border ceremony on the occasion of 74th Independence Day celebrations, at the Attari-Wagha border post, about 35 km from Amritsar.

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Border Security Force (BSF) soldiers offer sweets to each other during the 74th Independence Day celebrations, at the Attari-Wagha border, about 35 km from Amritsar.

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BSF Director General (DG) Surjeet Singh Deswal offers sweets to soldiers during the 74th Independence Day celebrations, at the Attari-Wagha border, about 35 km from Amritsar.

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BSF jawans patrol along India-Bangladesh border on the eve of Independence Day, in Siliguri.

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Border Security Force (BSF) troops patrol near flooded Basantar River along the international border ahead of the Independence Day, in Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir.

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Border Security Force (BSF) contingent march-past during the full dress rehearsals for the 74th Independence Day celebrations, amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, at Sher-e-Kashmir Cricket Stadium in Srinagar.

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Border Security Force (BSF) jawans display preparedness in Pargwal area along the India-Pakistan border, ahead of the Independence Day, in Akhnoor, J & K.

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Young women tie rakhis on the wrists of Border Security Force (BSF) personnel on the eve of Raksha Bandhan festival, at Inter National Border Octroi post in Suchetgarh, Jammu.

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Border Security Force (BSF) jawans keep a watch on the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway ahead of the annual Amarnath Yatra, near Jammu.

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BSF personnel seized 60 packets of heroin, weighs over 64 kg, floating with Water Hyacinth in Ravi river, in Gurdaspur.

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Border Security Force personnel take part in a plantation drive in Jodhpur.

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Border Security Force (BSF) personnel patrol along the high-altitude mountain ranges in Kashmir.

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Border Security Force (BSF) personnel perform yoga on the occasion of International Day of Yoga, at Attari Wagah border.

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A BSF official shows a Made in China battery, confiscated from a Pakistani drone, loaded with a sophisticated rifle and some grenades, which was shot down along the International Border, at Rathua area of Hiranagar sector in Kathua.

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BSF personnel shot a Pakistani drone, loaded with a sophisticated rifle and some grenades along the International Border, at Rathua area of Hiranagar sector in Kathua.

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BSF personnel carry a Pakistani drone, loaded with a sophisticated rifle and some grenades, which was shot down by them along the International Border, at Rathua area of Hiranagar sector in Kathua.

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A Border Security Force (BSF) personnel stands guard along the Srinagar-Leh National highway, in Ganderbal district of Central Kashmir. Twenty army personnel including a colonel were killed during a clash with Chinese troops in Galwan Valley of the eastern Ladakh region on Monday night.

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Border Security Force (BSF) jawans, who recovered from Covid19 infection, being discharged from AIIMS Hospital in Jodhpur.

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Border Security Force (BSF) personnel escort a central representative team to MR Bangur Hospital, where COVID-19 patients are treated, during the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, in Kolkata.

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Border Security Force (BSF) personnel recovered heroin weighing 9 kilograms during the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, in Amritsar district.

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Border Security Force (BSF) officials wearing masks as a preventive measure against COVID-19 maintain social distance as they work during the nationwide lockdown, at BSF HQ in New Delhi.

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Farmers stand in painted squares maintaining social distancing as BSF soldiers check their IDs before they cross the fencing to check their crops on the occasion of the Vaisakhi festival, during a government-imposed nationwide lockdown as a preventive measure against the coronavirus pandemic, in the Indo-Pak border village of Rajatal in Amritsar district.

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Border Security Force (BSF) soldiers distribute ration among needy people during the nationwide lockdown, imposed in wake of the coronavirus pandemic, at Rajatal village, near Indo-Pak border about 40 km from Amritsar.

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A BSF soldier sprays disinfectant near the border fencing at village Rajatal during a government-imposed nationwide lockdown as a preventive measure against the coronavirus pandemic, in Amritsar.

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BSF jawan stand guard at a vegetable market during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus outbreak, in Delhi.

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BSF Jawan cleaning the car before entering the headquarters during a nationwide lockdown imposed in the wake of the pandemic, in Kolkata.

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ITBP Director General SS Deswal (L) takes charge as the temporary head of the BSF after its serving chief VK Johri was repatriated to take over as Madhya Pradesh DGP, in New Delhi.

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Border Security Force (BSF) camel contingent patrol a street, ahead of US President Donald Trump’s maiden visit to India, in Ahmedabad.

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Border Security Force (BSF) personnel, wearing protective face masks and gloves, check the passports of passengers travelling from Bangladesh to India, as part of precautionary measures against coronavirus, at Akhura check-post near Agartala.

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Border Security Force personnel arrive near the anti-CAA protest site at Shaheen Bagh, in New Delhi. Security has been enhanced in Shaheen Bagh following incidents of firing.

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Border Security Force (BSF) camel contingent during the full dress rehearsal for the Beating Retreat ceremony at Vijay Chowk, in New Delhi.

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Border Security Force (BSF) camel contingent stands guard at Raisina Hills during the full dress rehearsal for the Beating Retreat ceremony, in New Delhi.

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BSF soldiers offer sweets to each other during 71st Republic Day celebrations, at Indo-Pak border at Attari, near Amritsar

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Camel-mounted BSF soldiers participate in a rehearsal for the Beating Retreat ceremony in New Delhi

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Border Security Force (BSF) soldiers patrol near the India Pakistan border fencing at Suchet Garh in Ranbir Singh Pura, about 27 kilometers (17 miles) south of Jammu. Security has been beefed up on the Indian side of the border ahead of India's Republic Day that will be celebrated on Jan. 26.

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Border Security Force (BSF) soldiers patrol along the India-Pakistan border, ahead of Republic Day 2020 at RS Pura about 35 km from Jammu.

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Border Security force (BSF) stand guard at Jammu & Kashmir national highway amid fog, ahead of Republic Day parade, in Jammu.

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Union Home Minister Amit Shah in a group photo with the officers of Border Security Force (BSF) posted on the Rajasthan frontier, in Jodhpur

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Women perform 'tika' of Border Security Force (BSF) jawans while celebrating Bhai Phonta or Bhai Dooj along the India-Bangladesh border near Balurghat in South Dinajpur district of West Bengal.

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Border Security Force (BSF) personnel light candles to pay tribute to soldiers "Ek Diya Shaheedon ke Naam" on the Diwali festival near Indo-Bangladesh Border in South Dinajpur district of West Bengal.

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Assam Governor Jagdish Mukhi offer fruits to BSF Jawans on Diwali festival at Sutarkhandi Border Outpost along Indo-Bangla border, in Karimganj District of Assam.

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Border Security Force (BSF) personnel place candles along the border fence as they celebrate Diwali at the Indo-Bangladesh Border in Dangee, near Balurghat in South Dinajpur district of West Bengal.

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Assam Governor Jagdish Mukhi offer fruits to BSF Jawans on Diwali festival at Sutarkhandi Border Outpost along Indo-Bangla border, in Karimganj District of Assam

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Border Security Force (BSF) soldiers light candles during Diwali celebrations near the international border outskirts in Jammu

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Border Security Force (BSF) soldiers light candles during Diwali celebrations near the international border fence in Agartala

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Border Security Force Jawans with camels showing their skills during the Marwar festival at Umaid stadium in Jodhpur

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A Border Security Force (BSF) soldier performs a drone demonstration in the border village of Gole Pattan, about 18 Kilometers from Jammu.

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Children watch a drone demonstration in the border village of Gole Pattan, about 18 Kilometers from Jammu. Indian Border Security Force soldiers held a security awareness program on drones for villagers living in the India-Pakistan border areas after reports of Pakistani drones being found in villages of the Punjab.

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Border Security Force (BSF) officials explain the working of drone to the border area villagers at Gole Pattan village in Kanachak sector of Indo-Pak border, about 25 kms from Jammu

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Border Security force (BSF) personnel with sniffer dogs participate in 'Swachhta Hi Seva' campaign, to commemorate the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, at Jammu Railway station in Jammu.

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Border Security Force (BSF) soldiers patrol on a boat in river Chenab at Pargwal area along the India Pakistan border in Jammu district.

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A BSF jawan guards as Jammu and Kashmir Police personnel check the vehicles on the Jammu-Srinagar highway after a truck was seized with arms and ammunition, in Kathua, Jammu.

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Border Security Force (BSF) soldiers patrol near International border on the outskirts of Jammu.

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Border Security Force (BSF) soldiers patrol near International border on the outskirts of Jammu.

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Director of Intelligence Bureau Arvind Kumar, CRPF DG Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar, BSF DG Rajni Kant Misra, ITBP DG Surjeet Singh Deswal and Chief of National Investigation Agency (NIA) Yogesh Chander Modi during Home Minister's review meeting on Left Wing Extremism (LWE) at Vigyan Bhavan, in New Delhi.

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Border Security Force personnel perform on the occasion of 73rd Independence Day at Sher-e-Kashmir Cricket Stadium in Srinagar.

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India's Border Security Force (BSF) soldiers patrol near the India Pakistan border fencing at Garkhal in Akhnoor, about 35 kilometers (22 miles) west of Jammu.

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An Indian Border Security Force (BSF) soldier keeps vigil near the India Pakistan border at Garkhal in Akhnoor, about 35 kilometers (22 miles) west of Jammu.

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Indian Border Security Force (BSF) soldiers patrol on a boat in river Chenab at Pargwal area along the India-Pakistan border in Akhnoor, about 55 kilometers (34 miles) west of Jammu.

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Border Security Force (BSF) personnel patrol by a boat across the Gomati river as they keep a vigil near India-Bangladesh border, on the outskirts of Agartala.

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Border Security Force (BSF) 'Pension Adalat' in progress to elevate the complaints of retired BSF personnel, in Jammu.

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Border Security Force (BSF) personnel perform yoga during an event organised to mark the 5th International Day of Yoga, at a BSF campus in Jammu.

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BSF troopers on night patrol in Akhnoor sector

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National Security Adviser Ajit Doval being presented a memento from Border Security Force (BSF) chief Rajni Kant Mishra during the BSF investiture ceremony 2019, at Vigyan Bhawan, in New Delhi.

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National Security Adviser Ajit Doval speaks during the Border Security Force (BSF) investiture ceremony 2019, at Vigyan Bhawan, in New Delhi.

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A BSF jawan takes a selfie with former cricket captain Sourav Ganguly as he shows his inked finger after casting his vote for the seventh and last phase of Lok Sabha elections, in Kolkata.

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Border Security Force (BSF) Director General (DG) Rajni Kant Mishra along with other officers shoulder the coffin of the slain police Inspector T Alex Lalminlun after a wreath laying ceremony, in Jammu. Lalminlun was killed yesterday during a ceasefire violation by Pakistani troops along the Line of Control in Poonch district in Jammu.

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Border Security Force (BSF) personnel patrol along the international border as security beefs up amid escalating tension between India and Pakistan, at Attari near Amritsar.

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Border Security Force (BSF) women and men commandos, mounted on camels, patrol along the India-Pakistan international border near Jaisalmer.

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Border Security Force (BSF) personnel patrol along India- Bangladesh border fencing ahead of the 70th Republic Day function, at Ragna village in Dharmanagar.

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The BSF camel contingent and camel mounted band march during the full dress rehearsal for the 70th Republic Day Parade at Rajpath in New Delhi.

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Camel-mounted Border Security Force (BSF) contingent march during rehearsals for the upcoming Republic Day parade 2019, on a cold morning, at Rajpath in New Delhi.

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A BSF jawan during the Beating Retreat

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A youngster shows off his marching skills as BSF jawans look on

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Pakistani border wing commander Usman Khalid (L) exchanges a gift of sweets with his Indian counterparts Border Security Force Commandant Sudeep on the occasion of the Diwali festival at the India-Pakistan Wagah border near Amritsar.

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Border Security Force (BSF) jawans place candles along the border fence as they celebrate Diwali at the Indo-Bangladesh Border in in South Dinajpur district of West Bengal.

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Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh performs 'Shastra Puja' at a BSF camp in Bikaner, Rajasthan.

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Family members and relatives of BSF head constable Narendra Singh mourn after his body arrived in his native village in Sonipat.

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BSF soldiers carry the body of head constable Narendra Singh after it arrived in his native village in Sonipat. The body of Narendra Singh, who had gone missing the near the international border in Ramgarh sector, Jammu on September 18, was found with multiple bullet injuries on his torso including neck.

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Border Security Force (BSF) personnel carry out strict checking along the India-Bangladesh border fencing, ahead of the 72nd Independence Day, at Dharmanagar, Tripura.

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A BSF Post on the Indo-Bangladesh border at Chengrabanda village in Coochbehar District of Indian State, Wst Bengal.

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BSF personnel at Gandak village in Jalpaiguri District of Indian State, Wst Bengal.

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BSF personnel patrolling at the Border in Ghewmari village in Dhubri District of Indian State, Assam.

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BSF personnel patrolling at the India-Bangladesh Border at Fulbari village in Jalpaiguri District of Indian State, Wst Bengal.

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BSF personnel patrolling at the India-Bangladesh Border at Fulbari village in Jalpaiguri District of Indian State, Wst Bengal.

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BSF personnel patrolling at the India-Bangladesh Border at Fulbari village in Jalpaiguri District of Indian State, West Bengal.

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BSF Women personnel patrolling at the India-Bangladesh Border in Jamadargachh village in Darjeeling District of Indian State, West Bengal.

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BSF Women personnel stands guard at the India-Bangladesh Border in Jamadargachh village in Darjeeling, West Bengal.

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BSF Women personnel stands guard at the India-Bangladesh Border in Jamadargachh village in Darjeeling, West Bengal.

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