In the strife-torn regions of Manipur, Assam Rifles is not just a symbol of security but also a beacon of hope for the youth. On 06 September 2023, they organized a motivational lecture in Kawnpi Village in Churachandpur emphasizing the importance of sports in daily life. This event aimed to inspire the local youth to embrace sports and fitness as a means to enhance their quality of life, all while highlighting various opportunities in the realm of sports. Following the lecture, sports equipment was distributed to 55 eager young attendees, igniting their enthusiasm for sports.
Continuing their mission to foster positive connections with the local community, on September 7, Assam Rifles convened village authorities and youth members from Poi village in Ukhrul district. This gathering discussed pressing security concerns, fostering dialogue and understanding. This exchange culminated in a friendly volleyball match, where Assam Rifles’ team played alongside the village youth, nurturing a bond that transcends security concerns. The event not only inspired young minds to consider a future in the Armed Forces but also encouraged Assam Rifles to provide further training and mentorship, ensuring a peaceful coexistence in the village.
A friendly volleyball match was organized at S Kholen, Henglep Sub Division, Dist Churachandpur on 07 September by Assam Rifles. The dedication to promoting sports among the youth was evident as they engaged the local youth from S Kholen and T Lhangaimol village in a spirited match. This event garnered wide community participation, including spectators from neighbouring villages. After the game, sports equipment was distributed, reinforcing the idea that sports can be a unifying force.
Source: PRO, IGAR (South)