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Border Guard Bangladesh

BORDER GUARD BANGLADESH

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GENERAL INFORMATION OF 3 BORDER GUARD BATTALION

3 Border Guard Battalion (the then 3 EPR wing) was raised on 01 November 1948 at Shamshernagar under Sylhet district (the then Jalalabad). Since birth this battalion is performing it’s duty like border protection, anti-smuggling operation In Aid to the Civil power duty and counter insurgency operation. This battalion has two glorious history of participating in Indo-Pak war 1965 and liberation war of Bangladesh in 1971 at Shamshernagar under Sector-5. For gallant act and as a recognition of patriotism total 03 persons were awarded with following gallantry. awards:

a.         No 4721         Sep      Md  Lokman, Bir Bikram

        b.         No 6021         Sep      Md  Abul Bsher, Bir Bikram

        c.         No 15913       Sep      Md Golam Rasul, Bir Bikram

 

        After liberation this Battalion was renamed as 3 Rifle Battalion and on 23 November 2010 again renamed as 3 Border guard battalion served with pride in various corner of Bangladesh:

 

Sl No

Location

Tenure

From

To

1.

Kustia

22-12-1991

04-6-1996

2.

Bolipara

05-6-1996

31-8-1998

3.

Thakurgaon

01-9-1998

15-5-2004

4.

Khedachara

16-5-2004

29-11-2008

5.

Joypurhat

30-11-2008