Imphal May 20,
As part of continued endeavour of Assam Rifles towards improving basic health care in remote border villages, Chandel Battalion of 26 Sector Assam Rifles and SehlonBatallion of 28 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of IGAR (South) organised medical checkup camps at Pallel from 17 to 19 May 2019 and at Sehlon, Chandeldist on Yesterday.
The Pallel Company Operating Base provided free medical treatment and medicines to a total of 239 males, 109 females and 73 children. The medical camp at Sehlon also received an overwhelming response from local population where in medical treatment was provided to 110 villagers. In response to such a noble cause, Sehlon village Chief MrJamkhothang Mate expressed his heartfelt gratitude towards Assam Rifles for this initiative.
The Battalions assured the attendees that Assam Rifles would continue its work for safety and welfare of the people of Manipur. The residents conveyed their appreciation for this kind gesture and hoped that this would go a long way in further cementing the bond between the people and the Security Forces.
William Gurumayum, Sub-Editor of Imphal Times is a resident of Sagolband Salam Leikai. He has been with Imphal Times since beginning. A avid adventure lover, writes mostly travelogue.