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5) Discuss the role of BSF in protecting the country’s borders and it’s sovereignty.(250 words)

TopicVarious Security forces and agencies and their mandate.

5) Discuss the role of BSF in protecting the country’s borders and it’s sovereignty.(250 words)

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Why this question

The question is related to GS-3 syllabus under the following heading-

Various Security forces and agencies and their mandate.

Key demand of the question.

The question wants us to simply discuss the role and responsibilities of the Border Security Force of India. We should be as descriptive as possible and we should also highlight some of the major contributions of BSF.

Directive word

Discuss- this is an all-encompassing directive which directs us to write at length about the role of BSF in guarding the country’s borders and protecting its sovereignty.

Structure of the answer

Introduction – give a brief description of The BSF- that it is a paramilitary force under home ministry and established in 1965 and being the world’s largest border guarding force.

Body

Mention in points, the responsibilities of the BSF. Divide the responsibilities into wartime and peace-time duties. Also, mention some of the major contributions of BSF.

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Conclusion- Bring out a fair and concise conclusion on the great role played by BSF under the difficult environments.