New Delhi, Dec. 6 -- At least 4127 Border Security Force personnel followed by 2572 Central Reserve Police Force personnel have opted for voluntary retirement from service in the year 2023 to date, the Parliament was told on Wednesday.

Union Minister of State (Home Affairs) Nityanand Rai informed the Rajya Sabha that the number of voluntary retirement cases in Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) and Assam Rifle (AR) varies from year to year and no trend in this regard has been observed.

"Reasons for voluntary retirement as indicated by forces are personal and domestic reasons including children/family issues, health issues of self or family members, social/family obligations and commitments, better career opportunities are some of the m...