BSF gets first woman combat officer after 51 years


Tanushree Pareek became the first woman combat officer to be commissioned in the 51-year history of the BSF, the country’s largest border guarding force.

She will now be posted to command a unit along the India-Pakistan border in Punjab. A resident of Rajasthan’s Bikaner, she is the first woman to join the force in the officer rank after she was selected in the all-India exam conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) in 2014.

Takeaways from above News-
  • BSF full form is Border Security Force
  • BSF was formed in 1965
  • Tanushree Pareek, first woman combat officer commissioned in the 51-year history of the BSF.

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Source- All India Radio (AIR News)

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