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DG AR visits Manipur

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Imphal, Aug. 12: Lieutenant General HJS Sachdev, PVSM, AVSM, SM, ADC, Director General Assam Rifles was on a four days  visit to Manipur state from 08 Aug to 11 Aug 2016. The DG AR was declared a State Guest by the Manipur State government. The DG AR was accompanied by Major General VS Sreenivas, VSM**, IG Assam Rifles (South) during the visit which began with Thoubal district on 08 Aug 2016. The DG AR visited 2 Assam Rifles at Thoubal and interacted with the Assam Rifles Veterans & widows residing in Thoubal and nearby areas. He heard the various grievances of the veterans and also updated them with information pertaining to initiatives & policies in place instituted by the MHA.
The DG AR visited Headquarters 28 Sector Assam Rifles on 9th August and Headquarters 26 Sector Assam Rifles on 10th August. He also visited the Assam Rifles battalions under command of the sectors deployed in forward areas along the Indo-Myanmar border. The DG AR was briefed on the prevailing security situation by the sectors and battalions. While interacting with the officers & troops of Assam Rifles deployed in remote areas, the DG AR updated views on various relevant initiatives & policies instituted by MHA related to troops welfare. He also felicitated outstanding soldiers for their dedication and devotion to duty by presenting them with ‘DGAR Commendation Cards’. He exhorted the need to have better relationship with the local population in order to ameliorate the hardships faced by them in the face of insurgency.
On 11th August 2016, the DG AR visited Headquarters IGAR (South) wherein he was briefed on the current situation in Manipur by Major General V S Sreenivas, VSM**, IG AR (South) and the steps taken by Assam Rifles to control insurgency in Manipur. He complemented HQ IGAR (South) and all the sectors for their exemplary work in maintaining the good image of Indian security forces amongst the local populace and in addressing the grievances of Assam Rifles veterans & widows.  The DG AR appreciated the indomitable spirit of the troops of Assam Rifles in serving the Nation and helping the people of Northeast.

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