IMPHAL: The Assam Rifles at Churachandpur under the aegis of HQ IGAR (South) reached out to the Veer Naris, widows and war wounded soldiers of area on Wednesday and assisted them in meeting their daily critical requirements to tide over the ongoing COVID-19 crisis.
The Assam Rifles have been at the forefront in the fight against COVID-19 and have answered the calls for assistance from all sections of the society to include the locals, children, the war wounded, veterans and Veer Naris in times of the long standing nationwide lockdown, IGAR(S) informed in a press release. Adhering to the theme of ‘Year of Next Of Kin’ to remain connected with veterans, Veer Naris and war wounded soldiers, supplies and necessities were provided by the Assam Rifles Sector, Churachandpur under the aegis of HQ IGAR (South) to Veer Naris and war wounded soldiers at a solemn event at Khuga Dam.
The Churachandpur Sector also provided relief material to the stranded children of the Trinity College and Seminary Churachandpur at Tuibong on Wednesday, the IGAR(S) said. The children belonging to various parts of Nepal, Bhutan, Assam and Mizoram are pursuing their education at Churachandpur and were stranded due to the lockdown. The seminary had approached by the Assam Rifles citing the issues being faced and were provided with immediate succour.