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Rajnath Singh in Bikaner: Home minister performs Shastra Puja on Indo-Pak border

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Srishty Choudhury | Updated on: 19 Oct 2018, 10:55:55 AM
Home Minister Rajnath Singh performs Shastra Puja on Indo-Pak border in Bikaner

New Delhi:

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh performed the 'Shastra Puja', a ritualistic worship of weapons traditionally performed by Kshatriyas, at the BSF Sector Headquarters in Bikaner on Dussehra on Friday. He will also celebrate Dussehra with the jawans of the Border Security Force (BSF) on the Indo-Pak border, the spokesperson of the border guarding force had said on Thursday.

During the event, newly appointed DG of BSF Rajnikant Mishra, Rajasthan Frontier IG Anil Paliwal, Bikaner Sector DIG Yashwant Singh, Jodhpur Frontier DIG Ravi Gandhi, among others, were also present.The home minister reached the Nal airport on Thursday and was part of a "big feast" with the jawans, according to news agency PTI.

We want that peace be maintained in Kashmir&we're making a lot of efforts for that. We've allocated maximum possible fund for development of Kashmir. As far as terrorism is concerned, all terrorists coming there are from Pakistan, said Home Minister Rajnath Singh.

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First Published : 19 Oct 2018, 10:24:57 AM