20 Assam Rifles under HQ 5 Sector Assam Rifles of HQ IGAR (N) in its continued zeal to reach out to local populace, visited social institutions and extended helping hand in heightening the Christmas celebration. The Second in Command of 20 Assam Rifles visited Asha Bhawan, Chumukedima and presented rations, cakes and sweets on the occasion. During the visit, the officers of the battalion interacted with all the inmates and staff of Asha Bhawan and motivated them to work hard to overcome the dependency of drugs and alcohol.
The issue of HIV and AIDS was also emphasized upon bringing about the problems faced by the HIV positive individuals. Lalrin Mawia, director of Asha Bhawan expressed gratitude on behalf of all the residents to the Assam Rifles for visiting them on the auspicious occasion of Christmas.