Flood rescue operations by Indian Army continued for fourth consecutive day in seven districts of Assam. In the relentless relief operations in inclement weather conditions, 14 composite columns have been able to rescue around 4500 stranded locals including critical patients, elders women and children. Alongwith rescue operations Indian Army columns also ensured timely supply to relief camps to support thousands of other locals.
During relief operations certain heart warming stories came to light, one such story is of Captain Rupam Das who hails from Pathshala, Bajali district who became an example of service before self. The dedicated Officer as part of the Indian Army Column for flood relief operations in Sathikuchi village in Nalabari District saved hundred of lives inspite of his house and his family members stranded during the same time. His action is an exceptional example of selfless service to humanity , country people and the nation . Such inspiring acts manifest exceptional human values, strong military grooming and displays the foundational qualities of youth of the nation.
In an another incident, at Palepara village in Kamrup Rural, a cancer patient, a lady in her 40s, who was stuck at her home for past three days was rescued and further 8 sent to hospital in Guwahati for advance health care. Three elderly people in their 90s were rescued safely at Kadamtola and Holapara in Baksa District. Such acts of selfless service are further strengthing the strong belief in citizens on Army of the Nation.
(Report sent by Pratyusha Mukherjee )