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Border Guard Bangladesh

BORDER GUARD BANGLADESH

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GENERAL INFORMATION 11 BORDER GUARD BATTALION

General Information and History.  11 Border Guard Battalion was raised on 18 December 1958 at Halishahar, Chittaong. The battalion took active part in 1962 Asalong War in which 02 solders embraced shahadat. It has a glorious history of taking active part in the War of Liberation in 1971 on which 79 solders embraced shahadat. Here, it is to mention that Bir Sresto Lnk Munshi Abdur Rouf was also a proud member of this battalion who fought gallantry during Liberation War. Besides, the battlion lost 20 solders in an ambush at Modok in the Chittagon Hill tract in 1980. This battalion lost Shaheed Major Mostafa Asaduzzaman of this unit during Banladesh Rifles mutiny. The battalion has so far performed at Double Murring (Chittagong), Noagaon, Bolipara, Netrakona, Thakurgaon, Nildumur, Khedachara, Comilla and Ramgarh. On 01 November 2011 this battalion came to its present location Netrakona and took over the responsibilities from 16 Border Guard Battalion. The importance roads are SHOMBHUGANJ – SHAMGANJ – NETRAKONA, NETRAKONA – THAKURAKONA – KOLMAKANDA, NETRAKONA – SHAMGANJ – DURGAPUR, NETRAKONA – SHOMBHUGANJ – TARAKANDA – DHUBAORA. The meter gauge railway line which originated from Mohongonj passess through Netrakona-Mymensingh and terminates at Dhaka. The main rivers in the Area of Responsibility are SOMESWARI and KANGSA. The eastern part of our border is low laying which remains under water during monsoon. Local people of bordering areas are mainly Bangali, Garo and Hajang. During war of Liberation in 1971 for the gallant act and as recognition of patriotism total 02 persons were awarded with following gallantry awards:

 

1.    13746 Lance naik Abdus Sattar, Bir Bikram.

2.    3169   Lance naik Lelu Miah,Bikram.

 

After liberation this battalion was renamed as 11 Rifle Battalion and on 23 November 2010 again renamed as 11 Border Guard Battalion. The battalion has served with pride in various corner of Bangladesh following :

         

Sl No

Location

Tenure

From

To

1.

Double Muring

1958

1972

2.

Naogaon

1972

1979

3.

Bolipara

1979

1981

4.

Netrakona

1981

1988

5.

Thakurgoan

1988

1994

6.

Nildumur

1994

1997

7.

Khedachara

1997

2000

8.

Comilla

2000

2005

9.

Ramgarh

2005

2011

10.

Netrkona

01 Nov 2011 till today