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SSB celebrates 53rd Raising Day

The 37th Battalion of the Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) deployed at Indo-Bhutan border of Udalguri district celebrated the 53rd raising day anniversary on Monday.

On the occasion, a friendly volleyball match was held at Mangaldoi town club . A football match was also played between Geleidingi eleven stars and SSB troops. Commandant, Shiv Gopal Shukla, congratulated all the members of the force and their families on the occasion. A K Mallik, Deputy Inspector General, SHQ, SSB Tezpur graced the occasion as special guest.

The Sandiksha member of 37th Bn, SSB displayed their skills in various events, which was followed by the ‘Badakhana’ at the Battalion HQ and all the border outposts of the unit deployed along the Indo-Bhutan border.

SSB was raised on this day in 1963 in the wake of Chinese aggression and to undertake various programmes like national integration programme, medical civic action, veterinary civic action and Samajik Chetna Abhiyan to inculcate a sense of security among the masses along the Indo-Pak and Indo-China borders. In 2001, the force was assigned the duties to guard the Indo-Nepal border and in 2004 it was assigned the duties to guard the Indo-Bhutan border. This was stated in a press release.

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