BJP Mahila Morcha team celebrates 'RakshaBandhan' with BSF in Jammu
Post by on Friday, August 12, 2022
Jammu, Aug 11: BJP MahilaMorcha J&K spokesperson RitikaTrehan along with members of Morcha Thursday visited BSF Headquarter Paloura, Jammu and celebrated RakshaBandhan.
A statement from the party said that she tied rakhi on the wrists of BSF personnel and wished the troops by applying 'tilak' on their forehead and tying 'rakhis’ and prayed for their long and prosperous life who guard the international border, far away from their families.
BSF jawans also accepted their token of love in the form of Rakhi with warmth and compassion, the statement said, adding, “They were very much touched by this gesture as they were unable to go home due to postings.”
Celebrating Rakhi with the MahilaMorcha team reminded them of their home and families very dearly, the statement added.
Speaking on the occasion, BSF Dy Commander CB Eklure thanked the Morcha members for the thoughtful gesture.
“This is an emotional moment. We are strangers, yet so many of them came and tied rakhis to us. This feels good," he said.
“If we are serving the country, there is someone who realizes the value of our sacrifice. We do not know these women but their gesture has left us in tears. We will never forget their love. It is forever," he added.