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Government of India
Ministry of Home Affairs
10-December-2013 16:48 IST
Retreat Ceremony at Indo–Bangladesh Border

During the Director General Level Talks held in March, 2013 at New Delhi between Border Security Force and Border Guards Bangladesh, it was decided to commence Joint Retreat Ceremony at Integrated Check Posts (ICP) Benapole-Petrapole in the first phase and subsequently at Burimari-Changrabands, Akhaura-Agartala and Banglabandha-Phulbari, between troops of BSF & BGB. the Home Minister inaugurated the joint retreat ceremony at ICP Petrapole on November 06, 2013 in the presence of Home Minister of Bangladesh.

This was stated by Shri Mullappally Ramachandran, Minister of State in the Ministry of Home Affairs in written reply to a question by Shri Manicka Tagore in Lok Sabha today.