• Mon. Jun 17th, 2024

A great initiatives by Assam Rifles

ASSAM RIFLES ORGANISES WREATH LAYING CEREMONIES FOR ITS BRAVEHEARTS

Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR(South) organised a solemn Wreath Laying Ceremony for Subedar Sarwan Kumar Rana, Sena Medal (Posthumous) at Veng, Churachandpur District on 10 March 2024. The braveheart JCO sacrificed his life during a Counter Insurgency Operation on 10 March 2009 at Haijang village in Kangpokpi, Manipur. During the exchange of fire with the insurgents, Subedar Sarwan Kumar Rana without any concern for his personal safety, moved ahead and neutralised the insurgents. However, he sustained grievous gunshot wounds during the firefight and succumbed to his injuries, making the supreme sacrifice in the service of the nation. Further, it is matter of great pride and honour for Assam Rifles fraternity that Rifleman Prince Rana, the son of the braveheart JCO is also a serving soldier in the same Battalion of Assam Rifles and he also paid homage honouring his father’s ultimate sacrifice for the nation.

A wreath laying ceremony was also held to honour L/Nk Padam Bahadur Sunar at Sehlon, Chandel District. The braveheart made the ultimate sacrifice displaying unwavering courage and dedication to duty while battling insurgents at Aizawal on 11 March 1966. L/Nk Padam Bahadur Sunar despite facing heavy fire held onto his position till the last breath, thereby stopping the advance of the insurgents and spoiling their nefarious designs.

Wreath laying ceremonies were also held at Sajik Tampak, Chandel District to honour the supreme sacrifices made by Rifleman Gaj Bir Pun at NEFA on 11 March 1962 and Rifleman Gangabir Thapa at Tsugra, Nagaland on 11 March 1969 while battling insurgents.
Assam Rifles honoring the memory of these bravehearts, remains steadfast in its commitment to safeguarding the nation.

JOINT OPERATION RESULTS IN RECOVERY OF ARMS AND AMMUNITION IN MANIPUR

Acting on specific intelligence of presence of arms and ammunition in general area L Khonomphai, near Sangaikot, Churachandpur, Manipur, Assam Rifles and Manipur Police launched a joint operation 09 Mar 2024 and recovered 15 wpns including 11 single barrel rifles , one Pistol, three Mortar and ammunition. The recovered items were handed over to Manipur Police.

ASSAM RIFLES ASSISTS POLICE AND FIRE DEPARTMENT IN DOUSING FIRE AT TWO DILAPIDATED HOUSES IN IMPHAL EAST DISTRICT

At around 5 PM on 10 March 24, two abandoned and dilapidated houses in general area Mantripukhari of Imphal East district started blazing in flames. A team of Assam Rifles rushed to the incident site along with water bowser and fire-fighting equipment and assisted the police and fire department in dousing the fire thereby preventing its spread to the nearby houses.

ASSAM RIFLES PROVIDES MULTI GYM and PA EQUIPMENT AT WANGKHEI VILLAGE OF IMPHAL

In continuation of its support to well-being and health of communities, Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (South) provided a multi-gym equipment to the residents of Wangkhei Khunou village of Imphal East District. This noble gesture is intended to encourage a healthy lifestyle and promote fitness amongst all age groups of the village. Assam Rifles also donated a PA equipment to the residents of Wangkhei to facilitate community events and gatherings. The event was attended by Wangkhei MLA Mr. Arun Kumar alongside the residents of the village.

ASSAM RIFLES ORGANISES INTER VILLAGE VOLLEYBALL CHAMPIONSHIP AT SEHLON

Assam Rifles under the aegis HQ IGAR(S) in a spirited display of community engagement organized an Inter Village Volleyball Championship at Sehlon village of Chandel District on 09 March 24.The event witnessed enthusiastic participation from Aibol Joupi, Kovang, Sehlon, Phoilen and Joupi villages displaying competitive sportsmanship and camaraderie. A significant turnout of more than 200 villagers gathered to witness the matches, creating a vibrant atmosphere.

The final match was intensely contested between the teams from Phoilen and Aibol Joupi villages. Phoilen village emerged victorious winning the cash prize of Rs 15,000/- and team from Aibol Joupi village bagged the Runner-up prize of Rs 10,000 /-. As a token of encouragement, consolation prizes were also given to all the participants of the tournament. The Chief Guest Mr. Thangmang Haokip, Village Chief of Aibol Joupi expressing his deep appreciation and brought out the benefits of such events to motivate the youth towards sports and positivity.

The Assam Rifles expresses gratitude to all the participating villages acknowledging their enthusiastic involvement, and looks forward to more such community- building initiatives in the future.

 

 

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