AR organises various activities across Nagaland
DIMAPUR — Assam Rifles under the aegis of IGAR undertook various activities across Nagaland in the past two weeks.
A defence release stated that a wreath laying ceremony was conducted at the unit war memorial in Ghaspani to pay homage to Rifleman Huidrom Bijendro Singh, who made the supreme sacrifice in the line of duty on December 27, 2005, in Bishnupur, Manipur.
The event was attended by three officers, 20 JCOs and 201 other ranks of Assam Rifles, wherein the attendees were briefed on how the fallen hero displayed conspicuous gallantry, indomitable resolve, grit, determination and selflessness beyond the call of duty and made the supreme sacrifice in the true tradition of the force.
In another programme, Assam Rifles conducted an orientation training for probationers of Nagaland Civil Service in Kohima from December 18 to the 22nd.
A total of nine probationers including seven male and two female attended the orientation training capsule, wherein they were introduced to operational, administrative and training aspects of Assam Rifles.
In the following three days, the probationers were exposed to battle obstacle course, live firing, physical training, mobile check post and various other aspects related to Assam Rifles in Kohima, Chieswema and Jessami.
The probationers interacted with GBs, VCCs of various villages and students of NIEDO. They also interacted with Maj. Gen. Vikas Lakhera, Inspector General Assam Rifles (North), and Brig Herjinder Singh, Deputy Inspector General, 5 Sect Assam Rifles, and shared their feedback during the capsule.
Meanwhile, the Assam Rifles conducted a security coordination meeting with villagers from Indo-Myanmar Border villages at Mimi on December 27 on the theme “Peace and preparedness.”
It stated that a total of 19 representative from five villages and 10 village guards from the area attended the meeting. The meeting witnessed exemplary partnership between Assam Rifles and the villagers by emphasising the importance of a unified front in maintaining security in the region.
The discussions during the meeting focused on strategies to further bolster ties and cooperation on operational aspects, ensuring a more effective response to security challenges in the area. The commitment to working closely together and sharing resources was reaffirmed with emphasis on collaborative efforts for the benefit of the local communities.
In another programme, Assam Rifles organised a security meeting with village council chairmen and gaon buras in Chakhabama on December 27. The meeting was attended by 30 persons including GBs, village council secretaries, village council chairmen from Sakhabama, Dihoma, Kezo town, Kikruma, Kezoma and Kidima village.
The meeting was organised to bolster the relations with locals under the theme “Unity in diversity.”
It stated that guidelines with regards to registration for Agniveer and SSC GD rally were disseminated to them. It added that villagers were encouraged to enroll and join armed forces.
Meanwhile, the Assam Rifles celebrated Christmas with the residents of Good Samaritan Senior Citizen’s Home in Kohima on December 25. The residents were provided with special gifts and cake during the programme.
In a related programme, Assam Rifles celebrated Christmas by distributing gifts to the residents of Avangkhu and Ziphu villages in Phek district. The event was organised with an aim to bring festive cheer to the far-flung communities and strengthen the bond between the Assam Rifles and the local residents.
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