Assam Rifles hoists Indian flag on Mt. Saramati
Dimapur, Jan. 15 (EMN): Commemorating the 75th Indian Army Day, personnel from the Assam Rifles along with Naga youth hoisted the Indian flag at Mount Saramati in Pungro sub-division under Kiphire district on Sunday.
A defence release stated that youth from Nagaland along with the Assam Rifles personnel celebrated the 75th Army Day in a most unique manner by hoisting the national flag, Indian army flag and Assam Rifles flag on Mount Saramati, the highest peak in Nagaland on the occasion.
In a show to express patriotism, nationalist feelings and love for the Indian army, a total of 17 youngsters including two girls from various parts of Nagaland along with 31 personnel of the Assam Rifles including two women from 38 battalion Assam Rifles scaled Mount Saramati. The expedition was flagged off on January 10.
It mentioned that Mt. Saramati is the highest peak in Nagaland, which lies along the mountainous border of India and Myanmar. It is located near Thanamir village in Kiphire district of Nagaland. With an altitude of 3,826 metre above the level, Mt. Saramati is one of the prominent peaks of Southeast Asia. It is the abode of one of the pristine forests of Nagaland and house to a large variety of flora and fauna.
It mentioned that Assam Rifles in Nagaland responded to the requests of the youngsters and planned the joint expedition under the aegis of Inspector General of Assam Riles (North).