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As part of its golden jubilee celebrations, also paying tribute to former President APJ Abdul Kalam, the Border Security Force (BSF), Sector Headquarters in Krishnanagar, Nadia, West Bengal organised the ‘BSF Golden Jubilee Baton Relay Race 2015’. The event had 1,785 BSF jawans in commando dress cover a total distance of 174.2 km in relay format in 8 hr 55 min 36sec from 6.30 am to 3.25:36 pm on August 24, 2015. Each participant ran about 100 m carrying a 1.52 kg baton. The race was flagged off from the Border Outpost-Behra of 26 Battalion BSF in North 24 Parganas, proceeded along the Indo-Bangladesh border road and flagged in at the Border Outpost-New Patharghata of 81 Battalion BSF in Nadia.