45 Assam Rifles of 9 Sector AR under the aegis of HQ IGAR (South) celebrated Ningol Chakouba at Mantripukhri today. The event was organised as a “heartfelt gesture of love, affection and esteem” in order to pay befitting tribute to women of the State whose outstanding qualities are renowned by the world over. Major General V S Sreenivas, VSM**, IGAR (South) extended a traditional welcome to the Ningols from various sections of society, who had brought laurels not only to this beautiful State, but have proved their mettle in national as well as international arena by their outstanding contributions in almost all fields.
Speaking on the occasion, Major General V S Sreenivas, IGAR (South) appreciated the invaluable contribution of the Manipuri Womenfolk in all walks of life and said that it was an honour for him to host the Ningols on behalf of Assam Rifles. He also appealed to the women folk to continue with their good work in maintaining peace and harmony in the society. He emphasized that in the current milieu, where in the state is undergoing transformation and moving towards development, the role of women in the society is of utmost importance to maintain the progress of the State. He also conveyed that the Assam Rifles is committed to stand by the Manipur Society in all times.