Shillong, Dec 13: The BSF has organised a joint cultural programme with Bangladesh on Monday at ICP Dawki under Meghalaya Frontier.
The purpose of organising such a friendly event was to remember Mukti Yodha of both sides who fought for the cause and enhance co-operation and good will between the two countries.
During the event, facilitation of war veterans, performance of renowned troupes from Bangladesh and India, and experience sharing by war veterans have been conducted in the presence of around 500 local population from both the countries, eminent personalities and state dignitaries along with senior officials of the BSF.
Such events on the border will further boost the spirit of amity and confidence among the border populace on both sides of the international boundary, the BSF said in a statement
BSF is organising a series of events to mark the 50th year of independence of Bangladesh and to highlight the contribution made by BSF in 1971 Bangladesh Liberation War.