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GENERAL INFORMATION OF 5 BORDER GURAD BATTALION

1.       History of this Battalion.   5 Border Guard Battalion is one of the glorious and traditional battalions in Border Guard Battalion. This battalion was raised on 23 August 1955 at Parbatipur under Dinajpur Sector and it was named as 5 Wing of East Pakistan Rifles. This Battalion participated in the great war of our liberation and fought gallantly. 25 heroes of different ranks sacrificed their valuable lives for the greatest cause of our motherland in 1971. This Battalion was deployed thrice in Chittagong Hill Tracts to fight Counter Insurgency operation. In 1989, 5 brave soldier of this battalion  sacrificed their lives in an ambush by an insurgent  group at Chatrachara under Lougong. This battalion received BDR colour on 05 January 2003 at Joypurhat. On the other hand, this battalion became runner-up in anti-smuggling operation consecutive three years (2001, 2002 & 2003) respectively. This battalion took over the responsibility  of the Akhalia from 21 Border Guard Battalion. Period wise deploy of this battalion is shown below :

 

Loc

Sec

Duration

From

To

Parbotipur

Dinajpur

03 Yrs

23-8-55

01-6-58

Rupsha, Khulna

Khulna

17 Yrs

02-6-58

05-4-75

Taltola, Satkhira

Khulna

02 Yrs

06-4-75

14-8-77

Reserve Bazar, Marishya

Chittagong

02 Yrs

15-8-77

15-10-79

Kuthibari

Dinajpur

06 Yrs

16-10-79

31-7-85

Naogaon

Rajshahi

03 Yrs

01-8-85

15-6-88

Lougong

Rangamati

03 Yrs

16-6-88

30-11-91

Phulbari, Dinajpur

Dinajpur

04 Yrs

01-12-91

16-4-96

Marishya

Rangamati

02 Yrs

17-4-96

26-11-98

Joypurhat

Dinajpur

06 Yrs

27-11-98

02-6-04

Jaminipara

Khagrachari

07 Yrs

03-6-04

02-3-2011

Akhalia

Sylhet

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03-3-11

Till today