BSF reserve battalion to be established in Mathura

Last Updated: Monday, November 18, 2013 - 15:01

Mathura: Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde will lay the foundation stone of headquarters of a reserve battalion of the Border Security Force (BSF) at Badh village in Uttar Pradesh`s Mathura district on Tuesday.

A 59-acre land has been acquired along the Delhi-Agra Highway for the purpose, government sources said.

Shinde will meet BSF soldiers and regional leaders after the inaugural ceremony.
Arrangements to accommodate around 1,200 soldiers have been made for the occasion, Assistant Commandant P C Sharma said.

PTI

First Published: Monday, November 18, 2013 - 15:01
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