BSF ‘Retreat Ceremony’ along IB in Jammu completes one year

Jammu: The ‘Retreat Ceremony’ along the International Border here has successfully completed one year with the BSF contemplating to increase the seating capacity owing to its growing popularity among the people, officials said.
The “Wagah-Attari-style” ceremony, comprising a structured parade by the Border Security Force (BSF) personnel on every Saturday and Sunday, was launched on October 2 last year as part of the border tourism promotion programme of the government.
BSF band live display, splendid retreat parade and visit up to the zero line are the key features of the ceremony and during the last one year, the parade has been witnessed by thousands of tourists, VVIPs and celebrities.
“This event has now become a centre of attraction for the locals as well as tourists and part of the overall tourism package,” a BSF official said.


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