Imphal June 17,
Tulihal and Mantripukhri Battalions of 9 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of IGAR (South) organised Security meet and Community service on Yesterday.
With an aim to sensitise the local populace regarding the existing security situation in the area, Nambol Company Operation Base (COB) of Tulihal Battalion and Koirengei Company Operating Base of Mantripukhri Battalion conducted security meets in their respective COBs in which locals of the area were updated on current situation existing in the area of responsibility. There was also an interaction carried out on necessary measures required to be undertaken for maintaining a strict vigil against illicit activities in the area, future action plan in respect of civic action projects, recruitment in Assam Rifles and Indian Army and career counseling for youth. The attendees were also sensitised regarding the increased snake bite cases during summers and assistance provided by Assam Rifles for snake bite victims. The security forum was attended by the Meira Paibis, Ex-servicemen, Ward Councilors along with representatives of local youth clubs.
Yaingangpokpi Company Operating Base of Mantripukhri Battalion organised community service cum interaction at Baptist Church in Twichin village. The interaction was aimed to familiarise and orient troops of the COB with the locals as well as identify with their local customs and traditions. The event commenced with offering of prayers followed by an interaction with the villagers. The interaction proved to be of immense significance as over 145 locals willingly shared their various issues of concern.
The villagers expressed their gratitude towards Assam Rifles for connecting with them and extending their support to the villagers. Tea and refreshments were provided to the villagers after culmination of the interactive meets at the respective locations.