Director General of BSF DK Pathak on Sunday reviewed the situation along the border in Tripura two days after a BSF jawan was lynched and another person killed in a clash between villagers and the border guards at South Ramnagar here, BSF sources said.
A second line of defence has been formed along the 856-km-long international border that Tripura shares with Bangladesh to prevent the entry of ultras into the country, a top Tripura police officer said on Thursday.
In bid to promote better relations between India and Bangladesh and to check smuggling at the border areas, BSF is planning to have border haats (markets) at four border intersections across India-Bangladesh border in West Bengal.
Top commanders of the border guarding forces of India and Bangladesh will meet to thrash out a number of issues including illegal crossing overs and migration to Indian side and smuggling of narcotics along the eastern frontier.
The country`s first `Wagah in the East`, along the Indo-Bangla border, will be thrown open to the public this Gandhi Jayanti when Home Ministers of both the countries will witness a historic cultural extravaganza.
Border security personnel of India and Bangladesh Monday made a joint inspection of 21 patches along the Indo-Bangla international border in West Tripura district where India proposes to construct single row fencing.