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The Betul Cultural Service Committee, which came into existence after the Kargil war, completed the 23rd phase of its resolve to encourage the soldiers of the country on Tuesday. To celebrate Raksha Bandhan on the borders of the country, this time a 28-member team from Betul, Sehore, Shajapur and Kurnool in Andhra Pradesh under the leadership of President Gauri Padam reached ITBP in Lingdam of Sikkim province and Nathula located on India, China, Tibet border and the soldiers stationed here. On 11th and 12th August, tying Rakhi and wishing for the well being of the soldiers. This team returned to Betul today on Wednesday.
It is noteworthy that on August 8, this team had left for the border. Today, on the return to Betul, the National Defense Mission team was warmly welcomed. The team included 5 members from Betul, Sehore, Shajapur and Andhra Pradesh.
Rakhi tied after reaching 14 thousand 150 feet
The team of Betul Cultural Service Committee celebrated Raksha Bandhan with around 300 jawans of 13 Battalion at Lingdam on 11th August. In the dignified program organized here, the members of the team from Andhra Pradesh and Betul presented the theme of Amrit Mahotsav of Azadi and cultural programs for the encouragement of the soldiers. The next day the team left for Nathula, the India-China international border. After worship and darshan in the temple of Baba Harbhajan Singh here, rakhi was also tied to the army personnel posted at a height of 14 thousand 150 feet on the zero line.
The DIG of ITBP Sikkim and the Commandant at Nathula Border honored the National Defense Mission by presenting mementoes. It was not allowed to stay for more than 40 minutes as the oxygen level was very low, the National Defense Mission team spent about one and a half hours here during the visit and Raksha Bandhan celebrations. During this, women soldiers posted in the army tied rakshasutras to the brothers involved in the National Defense Mission team.