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BSF Paracycling Expedition ‘Infinity Ride-2020’ Arrived on Western Command HQ | India News


CHANDIGARH: The ongoing Border Security Force (BSF) cycling expedition, “Infinity Ride-2020” was signaled at the force’s Western Command headquarters near Chandigarh on Monday.
The expedition was marked on November 19 from Dal Lake, Srinagar to honor the ‘Divyangs’ (physically disabled) who would travel one of the most difficult routes from Dal Lake, Srinagar to Kanyakumari, covering around 3,842 kms defying the whims unpredictable and difficult weather. Slope loaded with steep roads.
The 30 cyclists arrived at the headquarters of the special DG, BSF on Monday. Speaking on the occasion, Surendra Panwar, IPS, ADG, BSF welcomed the ‘Divyang Yodhas’ and congratulated them for their determination and participation in the Divyang Cycling Expedition from Kashmir to Kanyakumari.
Speaking on the occasion, Panwar said that BSF has 298 Divyangjan with over 40% disability, the force is recognized for its skillful handling of sensitive and volatile active borders, other security-related tasks, and it is for this professionalism and commitment that he is the most preferred and forcibly sought after by the Ministry of the Interior when it comes to handling various Homeland Security functions and electoral duties in hypersensitive areas.
At the same time, the trust imposed by the people of BSF is immense, which can be attributed to the judicious firmness and compassionate and disinterested attitude of BSF staff towards duty, he added. This series of bicycle expeditions is one of the initiatives to pay tribute to those who sacrificed their lives and their members while carrying out their duty to protect the nation.

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