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Kashmir to Kanyakumari we are one, says IG BSF Kashmir, Raja Babu Singh at inauguration of medical camp at Budnambol (Shaka)

IG BSF Kashmir inaugurated medical camp cum weapons exhibition camp at Budnambol (Shaka), Kupwara


Srinagar: A free medical camp was organised on Wednesday under the Civic Action programme by the 57 Battalion of the Border Security Force (BSF) in collaboration with district hospital Handwara at village Budnambol (Shaka), district Kupwara.

The programme was inaugurated by Raja Babu Singh, IPS, IG FTR HQ BSF Kashmir. A K Vidyarthi, DIG SHQ BSF Kupwara, Surendra Mishra, Commandant 57 Battalion BSF, Col Rakesh Yadav, SM and other officials and troops of the 57 Battalion of the BSF were present during the occasion.

During the programme, 550 inhabitants of the village Shaka and surrounding areas have been treated and given medicines by a team of BSF and civil doctors of district Hospital, Handwara, that included Dr, Narender PR Kohli CMO (SG) SHQ BSF Kupwara, Dr Pradeep Kumar AC/MO, 57 Battalion BSF, Dr Aijaz Ahmad Bhat General Physician (Deputy Medical Superintendent ), Dr Azhar Masoodi , Dr Rameez , Dr Aabid and other doctors were present there also BDC Chairman Panzgam Firdous Mir was also present on this occasion.

Besides, Raja Babu Singh, IPS IG FTR HQ Kashmir also distributed sports equipment, stationary and other miscellaneous stores for the benefit of the students and school of Saka. Raja Babu Singh, IPS IG FTR HQ BSF Kashmir also interacted with the students, teachers and local population of village Budnambol (Saka) and assured them that Government of India is standing with them for their security and BSF shall assist and strive for the peace and development in this remote village.

Troops of 57 Battalion, BSF also showcased their weapons, armaments and displayed videos and photographs of Battalion BSF, in service of the nation and people staying in remote areas and motivated students to prepare for joining BSF in the service of the nation and mankind.

In the recent past, 57 Battalion BSF had also constructed a shelter for welfare of the civilians at Baramulla-Kupwara National Highway, near Chowgul Chowk, Kulangam, Handwara. BSF is also promoting Yoga amongst the local population for their better health in view of the forthcoming International Day of Yoga.

BSF is widely known for its contribution, valour and sacrifices made and it is playing commendable role in bringing the remote villagers at Line of Control (LoC) into the national mainstream.

Aadil Akbar
Aadil Akbar
Special Correspondent (Jammu and Kashmir) - The author is a young journalist working in the field since the past 6 years. He has covered politics and human interest stories including war-like situation the Kashmir valley.


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