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GENERAL INFORMATION 17 BORDER GUARD BATTALION

17 Border Guard Battalion was raised on 01 Sep 1969 under Dhaka Sector. This battalion participated in the war of liberation in 1971 and fought gallantly at different places of CHT. The Battalion also fought successfully against armed terrorists at Mymensingh border area in 1976 and achieved six national gallantry awards i.e five ``BIR BIKRAM`` and one ``BIR PROTIK`` by our heroic fighters. On 20 December 2008 this Battalion took over the responsibility of present location at Cox’sbazar from 8 Border Guard Battalion. This Battalion rotated in the following places in last about 43 yrs :

 

Ser No

Location

Sector

Duration

From

To

a.

Peelkhana, Dhaka

Dhaka

01 years

01 Sep 1969

24 Dec 1970

b.

Kaptai

Chittagong

02 years

25 Dec 1970

31 Dec 1972

c.

Khakdohar/Mym

Mymenshingh

05 years

01 Jan 1973

30 Sep 1978

d.

Satkhira

Khulna

04 years

01 Oct 1978

30 Jun 1983

e.

Barkal

Rangamati

02 years

01 Jul 1983

12 May 1986

f.

Srimongal

Shyllet

05 years

13 May 1986

05 Mar 1992

g.

Gulshakhali

Rangamati

03 years

06 Mar 1992

04 Oct 1995

h.

Kotbari

Comilla

04 years

05 Oct 1995

03 Jul 2000

j.

Khedachara

Khagrachari

04 years

04 Jul 2000

28 May 2004

k.

Sunamgonj

Shyllet

04 years

29 May 2004

18 Dec 2008

l.

Cox's Bazar

Chittagong

-

20 Dec 2008

Till today