In a first, Union Home Minister Amit Shah will spend a night near the India-Pakistan border in Rajasthan. As per the schedule, Amit Shah will stay with BSF personnel between December 4 and 5 as a part of his two-day visit to Rajasthan. The visit coincides with the 57th Raising Day event of the BSF being celebrated there for the first time.
This will be the first time when the Home Minister will be spending a night with BSF personnel near the border. The BSF earlier used to celebrate its Raising Day in Delhi. Established on December 1, 1965, the BSF is responsible to guard India-Pakistan and India-Bangladesh borders.