Imphal May 13,
Keithelmanbi and Tulihal Battalions of 9 Sector Assam Rifles and Chassad Batallion of 10 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of IGAR (South) commemorated this year’s Mothers Day on 12 May and carried out various activities to celebrate the day with the local populace.
As part of the commemoration activities, Lilong Company Operating Base (COB) of Keithelmanbi battalion organised a lecture cum interactive session on health at Waithou Chiru village. A lecture was delivered on “Benefits of Good Health” by the Unit Regimental Medical Officer during which the attendees were informed on the various health related issues and associated measures to overcome them. In addition special prayers were also made for well being, good health and prosperity of the mothers. The event witnessed an attendance over 250 locals of the area.
Continuing with the activities, Tulihal Battalion celebrated the day by felicitating Meira Paibis. The event was aimed to compliment and appreciate their fight against drug abuse, crime against women and various other initiatives for the society. Over 30 Meira Paibis from different villages were felicitated in the ceremony for their selfless dedicated devotion to the well being of the civil society. The felicitation ceremony concluded with tea and refreshments for all.
As a tribute to all doting mothers, Chassad Battalion organized a special event at Nampisha to celebrate the day. The celebrations commenced with prayers for peace and harmony followed by interaction with the womenfolk of remote border villages. The village authorities and pastors were also present during the event. The event culminated with refreshments and distribution of sweets wherein Assam Rifles conveyed their heartfelt greetings to all the women present during the event.
The Meira Paibis, womenfolk and the local populace were touched by the kind gesture of the Assam Rifles on the occasion of Mother’s day and further assured their cooperation in maintaining peace and harmony in the area and also work on improving synergy between the Assam Rifles and local populace.