IMPHAL: Mantripukhri Battalion of 9 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (South) distributed essential food items, ration and hygiene chemicals to the locals of Priests Home Lamlongei and locals of Mantripukhri on Monday.
The Civic Action Team of the battalion, with an aim to mitigate the hardship amid ongoing lockdown, provided assistance to the residents and staff of ‘Priests Home’ Lamlongei, a Retirement Home and locals of Mantripukhri, IGAR(S) stated in a press release. As part of the assistance, essential food items, and hygiene chemicals were distributed to the ‘Priests Home’. Thereafter, the team also distributed Masks and Surgical Gloves to the local vendors and workers in Mantripukhri, the IGAR(S) added.
The battalion has conducted similar drives at Nagaram, Koirengei, Vaipei Veng, Yaingangpokpi market and Asha Bhavan before. Troops of Assam Rifles are continuously contributing in the fight against the pandemic COVID-19 by conduct of such activities & spreading awareness amongst the local population.