Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav


BSF Janbaz Motorcycle Show marks ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ celebrations at Chandigarh University


MOHALI: Patriotism filled the air at the Gharuan campus of Chandigarh University, celebrating ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ to celebrate and commemorate 75 years of independence, with daredevils of Border Security Force (BSF) enthralled everyone by putting up a show of undaunted courage with their intrepid skills and stunts on daredevils.

Janbaz, a 64-member team of motorcyclists from Headquarters, Special DG, BSF, Western Command, Chandigarh defied gravity and put up a daring show of skills and technique on their motorcycles, much to the applaud of the huge gathering at the University campus.

BSF Janbaz Motorcycle Show marks ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ celebrations at Chandigarh University

Parveer Ranjan (IPS), Director General of Police, Chandigarh UT, graced the occasion as the Chief Guest at the celebrations, during which the BSF team put up a stunning display and showcased their skills.

In a captivating sight, rows of uniformed bike riders standing in perfect coordination perched on Royal Enfield bullets left the spectators astonished. The intrepid manoeuvre like Neck Riding, Fish Riding, Janbaz Jump, Adventure Jump, Pole Exercise, Head Stand, Back Riding, Back Rider Ladder, Side Riding, T Position, Five Man, Chest Jump, Musical Ride, and Tube Light Jump etc were performed by the dare devils under the command of team captain Inspector Awadesh Kumar Singh.

Chancellor, Chandigarh University, S. Satnam Singh Sandhu and Vice Chancellor Dr Anand Agrawal, P V Rama Sastry (IPS), ADG BSF, Western Command, Chandigarh, Sham Kapoor, DIG (Administration), Headquarter, SDG, Western Command, Amaninder Kaur Brar, ADC, SAS Nagar, and Sandeep Chanan, DIG, various dignitaries of UT Administration, Chandigarh, and Punjab Government, NCC Cadets from Tricity, people from SAS Nagar, Mohali, students and Staff members of Chandigarh University were present on the occasion.

DGP Ranjan, the Chief Guest at the occasion, commended the brave jawans for their self-determination, mental alertness, unparalleled courage, physical strength and excellence in handling motorcycles and wished the team success for their future efforts.

“Our country is safe today only due to the sacrifices of our heroic jawans. The BSF has a glorious tradition of defending India's borders, irrespective of fog, storms, rains or severe winters,” said the police chief.

Speaking on the occasion, Chancellor, Chandigarh University, S. Satnam Singh Sandhu saluted the contribution of Border Security Forces.

“The BSF has made the most significant contribution in the protection of India’s sovereignty, even by the sacrificing the life of its soldiers. Our Jawans are at the forefront of humanitarian assistance in times of crisis and natural calamities besides guarding the borders come what may. Through its ever growing NCC wing, Chandigarh University is also preparing the future soldiers for the country, even as many of our students are serving as officers in the Indian Army,” said Sandhu.
Earlier, Sham Kapoor, DIG (Administration), Headquarter, SDG, Western Command, spoke about the outstanding contribution of DGP Chandigarh in keeping the city and the surrounding areas safe and secure besides elaborating about BSF Janbaz Motoreycle Team and its performances.

He informed that the team has the honour of setting 17 world records for various events and getting their names itched in the Limca Book of World Records, Asia Book of World Records, London Book of World Records etc.

A special performance by the Bhangra team of Chandigarh University was also a major attraction during the celebrations.