Vice President Dhankhar decorates 35 BSF personnel for bravery, meritorious service

New Delhi:  Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar on Wednesday decorated 35 Border Security Force (BSF) personnel, including two for displaying bravery in thwarting a cattle smuggling bid along the India-Bangladesh border in West Bengal, for rendering commendable service.

The personnel of the border force were felicitated during an investiture ceremony and the annual ‘Rustamji memorial lecture’ that was delivered by Dhankhar at the Vigyan Bhawan here.

The lecture is organised in the memory of the BSF’s first chief and founding father K F Rustamji, who was the director general of the force during 1965-74. He died in 2003.