Saturday, May 24, 2014
Najeeb Jung awards BSF personnel
NEW DELHI: Lieutenant governor Najeeb Jung decorated 10 BSF men with police medals for gallantry, and 21 BSF officers and men with police medals for meritorious service on the occasion of 12th BSF investiture ceremony held at Vigyan Bhawan on Thursday.
Even five times Mount Everest climber, Love Raj Singh Dharmshaktu, assistant commandant of BSF, got special mention for receiving the Padma Shri award in 2014.
"The force has become people-friendly and their role during massive natural calamity in Uttarakhand is commendable," said Jung.
On the occasion, Director General Border Security Force, D K Pathak, also addressed the audience. He recalled Border Security Force journey since 1965.