VIDEO: Kashmiris send a strong message via BSF
Decades of terror, rampant unemployment and months of lockdown drove thousands of Kashmiris to the BSF camp at Humhuma in Jammu and Kashmir's Budgam district to get recruited in the force.
BSF Kashmir Range IG Rajesh Mishra said 11,000 Kashmiris turned up for the physical round to recruit 1356 vacancies in the BSF and Central Industrial Security Force.
An official BSF release said, "Border Security force held the second round of recruitment in the form of written test at nine centers spread at its campuses in Srinagar, Bandipore, Baramulla, Kupwara, Gurez Tangdhar and also at Police Line, Kargil, ITBP Camp, Leh and Police Line, Diskit, Nubra Valley, District Leh; for the post of constable (general duty)."
In these regions alone, over 11,000 aspirants had registered to get recruited in BSF and CISF at the initial stage and after the screening of their physical parameters and efficiency test, 5,151 male and 438 female candidates were found fit to appear for the written test on October 18.