Manipur guv presents unit citation award, appreciation certificate to AR

Correspondent IMPHAL, May 24 | Publish Date: 5/24/2019 11:46:52 AM IST

Manipur Governor Dr Najma Heptulla on Friday presented the “Unit Citation Award” to 15 Assam Rifles and “Appreciation Certificate” to 19 Assam Rifles during a function held at Imphal Raj Bhavan. 

The Unit Citation Award mentioned that 15 Assam Rifles arrived in Manipur in December, 2017 and wsas deployed at Mantripukhri, Imphal to assist in stabilizing volatile security situation in the state while at the same time contributing in society building. 

The citation added, “the unit has ensured implementation of its mandate in the face of challenges posed by intense counter insurgency or counter terrorism scenario and has preserved the decorum of law and maintained empathy with the local populace in a praiseworthy manner.”

It was written in the Certificate of Appreciation 19 Assam Rifles that the Governor was pleased to put on record her appreciation for the outstanding service rendered by 19 Assam Rifles at Samtal Salient in Chandel district of Manipur. 

It stated that the Battalion has made immense contributions in safeguarding peace and tranquillity in an extremely remote area. It has maintained its conduct par military excellence during the three years of its tenure in a very sensitive location, adding that the devotion of the battalion towards its efforts to bring inclusive growth for the villagers residing in the far flung areas along Indo-Myanmar border particularly through civic action programmes merits special mention. It also wished all ranks of the Unit the very best in all their future endeavours towards the cause.


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