Assam Rifles organizes medical camp at Moreh in Manipur for civilians

   Apr 6, 6:46 pm

Imphal, Apr 6 (ANI): More than one thousand people visited a medical camp where free medical treatment and medicines were provided by the doctors of Assam Rifles and Rotary Club of Imphal, with specialisation in different fields.

The occasion was also used to raise awareness about cancer among the people.

"As you are aware that Assam rifles being virtue of the guardians of the sentinels of the east we are carrying out a lot of development activities in terms of infrastructure development, provision of solar lights and IT tours, etc," said Upendra Dwivedi, Brigadier, 26th Sector Assam Rifles.

Several patients from Tamu town of Myanmar, which is adjacent to Moreh, also attended the camp, helping in strengthening ties between the two border towns.

Interactive sessions were also organized to raise awareness among the people about border management.

"The medical camp has benefited us a lot. We got free medical checkups and medicines. I have an eye problem, so I came here for treatment. I have been given spectacles here. I hope to get better after taking the medicines that I have been given," said Henminthang Haokip, a local.

Manipur shares a 400 km long border with Myanmar. Many anti-India insurgent groups based in the country send arms, narcotics and militants to India through across the border.

Such camps and initiatives help in strengthening ties between the people and the security forces and this helps in better management of the border areas. (ANI)

Jharkhand: Security forces apprehend 2 armed Maoists May 3, 6:23 pm
Khunti (Jharkhand), May 3 (ANI): Security forces apprehended two Maoists from the Khunti district of Jharkhand on Sunday, recovering large quantities of arms and ammunition from the extremists.
Full Story
Moga incident: Punjab Police defend 'fair and transparent' investigation May 3, 6:19 pm
Moga (Punjab), May 3 (ANI): The Punjab Police on Sunday said they had shared the details of the fair and transparent investigation into the Moga incident with the victims' family, which was under the misapprehension that they had not filed a First Information Report (FIR) in the case.
Full Story
Indian Army continues relief operation in Nepal May 3, 6:19 pm
New Delhi, May 3 (ANI): The Indian Army continues to provide aid to affected population and areas in close coordination and cooperation with the Nepal Army.
Full Story
Moga incident: Victim's family stages protest against Punjab Police May 3, 6:19 pm
Moga (Punjab), May 3 (ANI): The family members of the Moga molestation victims, along with local residents, protested against the Punjab Police at the Civil hospital here on Sunday.
Full Story
Comments

LATEST STORIES
TOP VIDEO STORIES
PHOTO GALLERY