BSF personnel celebrate Holi on Indo-Pak border

March 11th, 2009 - 6:57 pm ICT by ANI  

Srinagar/ Barmer, Mar. 11 (ANI): Taking a break from their tough duties, Border Security Force (BSF) stationed on the Indo-Pak border celebrated festival colours ”Holi” on Tuesday.
At Gakhiral border observation post (BOP) in Jammu and Kashmir, the color riot brought the much-needed breather for the paramilitary personnel.
Thus the BOP echoed with laughter, songs and cheering as the personnel rent the air with ”Holi Re Holi” greetings.
Definitely it will reduce the stress, reason being they are diverting their mind towards festival and they are celebrating the festivals with full emotions, said P S Dhiman Commandant 26 Battalion, Border Security Force.
The BSF personnel posted in Barmer region of Rajasthan also danced to the tunes of Holi songs for an escape from the dreary and tense daily regimen.
We are celebrating Holi after finishing our duty hours. All our officers are with us here. Celebrating Holi like this makes us feel lighter from our yesterday’’s work. Our colleagues are still on duty and they will celebrate after coming. All of us are happy and we take out time to celebrate all festivals. We want to tell our family that we are happy here, said Constable Suresh of Border Security Force, Barmer Range.
Indias most vibrant festival of colors indicates the end of winter and onset of spring. It is also associated with the uninhibited expression of love and affection through colours and sweets. (ANI)

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