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Chandel Battalion A R celebrates Republic Day with Veer Naris, War Widows and Ex-Servicemen

IT News
Imphal Jan 25

To commemorate Republic day and to celebrate the essence of the auspicious day in its true sense by felicitating and expressing gratitude to the Ex-servicemen, War widows and Veer Naris for their selfless service to the nation, Chandel Battalion of 26 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of IGAR (South) conducted a veteran interaction and felicitation programme at Chandel Battalion Headquarters on 24th January 2019.    
The aim of the programme was to reach out to the veteran and their families and to resolve their problems related to pension, health and spreading awareness on various welfare schemes. The event was attended by a total of 151 ex-servicemen, Veer Naries, War Widows and their families from Chandel Battalion. During the event a Medical Camp along with a Pension grievance cell was established, wherein all pension related anomalies of the attendees were dealt with. The War Widows, Veer Naris and Ex-servicemen were also briefed on the various welfare schemes and policies of the Government. A Badakhana was also organized to honor the veterans and their families. The families and Ex-servicemen expressed their heartfelt gratitude and commended the efforts of Chandel Battalion.  

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