BSF organises first band display, retreat ceremony at National Police Memorial

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New Delhi | Updated: February 12, 2017 12:45:53 AM

The Border Security Force (BSF) on Saturday organised its first band display and retreat ceremony, marking the beginning of a series of ceremonies at the National Police Memorial.

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The Border Security Force (BSF) on Saturday organised its first band display and retreat ceremony, marking the beginning of a series of ceremonies at the National Police Memorial. Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju who was the Chief Guest at the ceremony along with other ministers and distinguished guests paid rich tributes to the slain police officers at the memorial.   A mesmerizing band display and a perfectly orchestrated retreat ceremony in a befitting homage to the slain police officers were put by the BSF, which was appreciated by everyone present at the venue.    The martial tunes was played and different formations were display by the Brass and pipe band teams of the BSF, which was followed by crisp retreat ceremony by the Seema Praharees.   With the initiative of Special Secretary (IS), Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), Mahesh Kumar Singla, it was decided to organise a band display as well as retreat ceremony on Saturday at National Police Memorial site.   It is a monthly event for all Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs).

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