Assam Rifles reached out to Centenarian Veteran Havildar Mering AO, Shaurya Chakra of 3 Assam Rifles, to seek his well being at Sungratsu village, Nagaland.
Havildar Mering AO of 104 years is the oldest Gallantry award winner of Assam Rifles.He was awarded Shaurya Chakra for his gallant act in 1960, by then President, Rajendra Prasad. Brigadier Vikram Singh, Commander of 7 Sector alongwith Commandant 12th Assam Rifles met Havildar Mering AO and interacted with his wife and family members on 04 September.
Brigadier Vikram Singh sought well being of the Centenarian Veteran and his family members and presented a hearing aid to Havildar Mering AO. Meeting the oldest Gallantry award winner of the Force is a matter of pride and honour for every Officer and men of Assam Rifles.
Source: PRO, Assam Rifles