The 3rd NAP Battalion celebrated its 44th Raising day at its unit headquarters Tuensang on May 1.
Tokiumong Yim, NPS Commandant 3rd NAP, greeted the jawans on the occasion and urged the unit to serve with zeal and enthusiasm to achieve new height and bring laurels to the force.
Jasbir Singh IPS, Superintendent of Police Tuensang, reminisced how 3rd NAP battalion faced multifarious challenges to establish its base but passed numerous hurdles to prove itself a regular battalion and efficiently guarding various frontier of Nagaland.
The celebration ended by with a ‘barakhana’ for the jawans and families.
The police Baptist church also conducted a special Sunday programme on account of the raising day where the jawans and their family joined together in fellowship. Unit pastor N. Ritse spoke on the topic ‘Thus far the Lord has helped us’.
The raising day programme attended by all ranks and files, village elders, civilians and families of the battalion was presided over by deputy commandant I. Meren Chent.
The raising day was also preceded by medical camp organized by the unit and co-sponsored by its unit Church through the initiative of chief medical officers Tuensang Dr. Thanghoi Khiam and M.S. Dr. Yangkhao Lotha, where 456 patients of the unit as well as surrounding areas were physically examined by specialist doctors RMO Dr. Lunso (ENT), Dr. Belho (Surgery), Dr. M. Odoyuo, medicine, Dr. Akum, obstetric and gynecology, Dr. Philip, social and preventive medicine, Dr. P. Koza, dentistry along with the active participation of NGO’s, integrated development society and Eleutheros Christian Society.
During the celebration, volley ball trophy was also organized where, C’ Coy Pungro emerged as the winner while D’ Coy Shamator bagged the runners- up title.