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BSF plants two lakh saplings

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Around 7,100 saplings were planted by Border Security Force personnel in Delhi and adjoining areas.

This was part of a record-breaking team effort that saw the force planting nearly two lakh plants in a span of just half an hour on Tuesday morning at all Frontiers Headquarters, Sector Headquarters, Training Institutions, Battalion Headquarters and all Border Outposts.

Preserving biodiversity

The saplings planted in Delhi NCR included those of fruit, shadow and ornamental plants. The aim of the programme was to promote preservation of biodiversity.

Benefit

In Delhi, the main programme was organised at BSF Campus, Chhawla, where Director General D.K. Pathak planted a sapling and spoke about the importance of the exercise and its benefit to future generations.

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