Imphal, Nov 14
Keithelmanbi Battalion of 9 Sector Assam Rifles under aegis of IGAR (South) celebrated the 130th birth anniversary of Late Prime Minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, which is celebrated on November 14th and widely known as Children’s Day.
On the occasion of Children’s Day Canchipur Company Operating Base (COB) organised Painting, Debate and Essay writing competitions for the students of Royal Mission School, Canchipur.
The event commenced with a motivational speech by Karam Shyam, Minister of PDS, Consumer Affairs, Weights and Measures, Revenue, Relief and Rehabilitation followed by a cultural programme organised by the school children. Post the cultural programme, Painting, Debate and Essay writing competitions based on the theme of the event were organised for the students. Students enthusiastically participated in the events and expressed their thoughts through colours on the paper. Winners of the competitions were felicitated with prizes by Karam Shyam and Commandant of Keithelmanbi Battalion Assam Rifles.
In addition, various sports items including footballs, volleyballs, football gloves were also handed over to school authorities to promote sports in the area. The event concluded with tea and refreshment for all the attendees
The event witnessed an attendance of over 240 students and staff. The students and staff appreciated the efforts of the Assam Rifles in organizing such events which infused the values of belongingness in the children and the youth of the region.