Covid-19: BSF cancels all movement of troops till Apr 21

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Covid-19: BSF cancels all movement of troops till Apr 21

Apr 07, 2020 20:05 IST

The Border Security Force on Tuesday suspended all movement of its troops till April 21 as a preventive measure against the coronavirus outbreak. Instructions have been issued to all formations of BSF that leave of personnel to be extended upto April 21 who are already on leave and are due to join in the month of April. All Central Armed Police Forces have also suspended all non-essential movement of its troops and staffers as they have extended their leaves by another 10 days, till April 15. The about 2.5 lakh personnel strength BSF is primarily deployed to guard Indian borders with Pakistan and Bangladesh apart from rendering a variety of duties in the internal security domain of the country.

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