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BORDER GUARD BANGLADESH

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GENERAL INFORMATION OF 7 BORDER GUARD BATTLION

1.         7 Border Guard Battalion was raised on 01 June 1958 as 7 wg of the then East PK Rifles location at NAOGAON. 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 glorious history of participating in Indo-Pak War in 1965 and our liberation war of Bangladesh in 1971 at NATORE and ARICHA-NAGARBARI GHAT. This Battalion also took part in counter insurgency Operation in Chittagong Hill Tracts. During deploy at GULSHAKHALI on 13 January 1990, following twelve valiant fighters of this Baqttalion sacrificed their lives in a counter ambush at KUKICHARA under Ramgamati Region. 

 

Serial

Reg No

Rank

Name

  1.  

BA-2727

Captain

RAM Nizamul Islam Khan

  1.  

18426

Havildar

Md Abul Bashar

  1.  

15723

Naik

Md Aminul Islam

  1.  

29492

Lance Naik

Md Nur-E-Alam Siddiq

  1.  

31964

Lance Naik

Md Nurul Amin

  1.  

33095

Sepoy

Md Abdus Sabur

  1.  

40528

Sepoy

Md Anowarul Haq

  1.  

44624

Sepoy

Md Mahabubul Alam

  1.  

44946

Sepoy

Md Saiful Islam

  1.  

47787

Sepoy

Md Samsul Arefin

  1.  

49317

Sepoy

Md Saiful Islam

  1.  

49608

Sepoy

Md Omar Faruq

 

Thereafter it moved to FENI in 1992 where the Battalion fought with counter part (Border Security Forces) and safe ground the sovereignty of "MUHURIR CHAR". After about four years stay at FENI it was again deploy in Chittagong Hill Tracts at WAGGACHARA area in Nov 1996 till December 1998 under KAPTAI Region. From Hill Tracts the Battalion was shifted to SARAIL on December 1998 under Comilla  Sector. During that time on 16 April 2005, about 20/25 armed Border Security Forces pers along with 100/150 Indian civil entered 400 yads inside Bangladesh territory Hill Tracts and started looting house of a Bangladesh village Herapur supported by Border Security Foirces. Mean while Border Security Foirces opened fire and a minor girl named Nahida Akhter received bullet injury and died instantly. Being info, our ptl party of FAKIRMURA BOP came to the village and they were also fired upon by Border Security Foirces. For self defence our patrol party opened fire. As a result 1 x Border Security Foirces person (Asst Company Commander ) died on the spot (inside Bangldesh terr) and 1 x Border Security Foirces pers got bullet injury. In this regard, this Battaiok received appreciation from Honorable Home Minister and Director General Border .Guard Battalions

 


 

After raised 7 Border Guard Battalion served with pride in various corner of Bangladesh :

 

Serial

Location

Tenure

From

To

1.

Naogaon

1958

1971

2.

Akhalia

1972

1988

3.

Gulshakhali

July 1988

July 1992

4.

Feni

July 1992

18-11-1996

5.

Waggachara

19-11-1996

18-12-1998

6.

Sarail

19-12-1998

24-5-2005

7.

Nildumur

25-5-2005

06-2-2012

8.

Rangpur

07-2-2012

 

 

This Battalion has got glorious events in NILDUMUR also. On 01 January 2008, this Battalion launched an Operation led by Subedar Md Ali Akbar against the pirates who kidnapped 11 x fishermen. In that Operation, 5 x pirates were killed, 1 x injured by Border Guard Battalion patrol and 05 x foreign arms and 43 roads ammo were rec. On 22 Nov 2008, another Operation was launched with 04 x patrol gps led by Major Md Alamgir Hossain Dewan and rescued 68 x fishermen, who were kidnapped by the pirates. This Battalion received National Standard on 02 January 2005.