Imphal: Somsai Battalion Assam Rifles under the aegis of IGAR(S) conducted a tree plantation drive at Tusom and Ukhrul on Thursday.
A total of 400 saplings were planted along with villagers and youth of Ukhrul to promote awareness about the importance of conserving forest. During the tree plantation, 270 National flags were also distributed to the youths and villagers, said a press release of IGAR (S).
To commemorate 75 Years of Indian Independence, Keithelmanbi Battalion under the aegis of HQ IGAR(S) also organised a tree plantation drive in Lilong wherein a total of 1500 saplings were planted in Thoubal district on Wednesday.
The saplings were planted at various locations of Lilong by members of local clubs, Lilong Masjid Committee, School students, ESMs and farmers.
The event also promoted the ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ mission by spreading awareness on the importance of the National Flag, added the press release.