BSF role in war time - Law & Justice

Q.  Border Security Force’s (BSF) role in war time is

1) Holding ground in assigned sectors
2) Aggression against invading enemy army
3) Guarding prisoners of war
4) Anti-infiltration duties; prevent unauthorized entry or exit from territory of India
5) Guide to army in border areas

- Published on 19 Oct 15

a. Only 1, 2, 4 and 5
b. Only 1, 3 and 5
c. Only 1, 3, 4 and 5
d. All of the above

ANSWER: Only 1, 3 and 5
Anti – infiltration duties are peace time duties and not war time. Other war time duties are maintenance of law and order in enemy territory under army’s control; assistance in control of refugees; performing special tasks connected with intelligence including raids; Aggression against enemy army is not allowed for BSF. Limited aggression against central police or irregular forces of enemy is allowed.

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