Dimapur, October 28: Tuensang Battalion Assam Rifles under aegis IGAR (North) organised an Ex-Servicemen Rally for Assam Rifles Ex-Servicemen, Veer Naris and Widows at Tuensang on October 26.
88 Assam Rifles Ex-Servicemen, two Veer Naris and 25 Widows of ESM and dependents residing in Tuensang, Zunheboto and Mokokchung districts attended the event. The event was inaugurated by Brig S K Sheoran, Cdr, 7 Sector Assam Rifles. The representatives of ARESA and pension branch, HQ DGAR informed the audience about the various benefits and welfare schemes launched for them. Cdr, 7 Sect AR gave assurance to the veterans that Assam Rifles would always stand by them and continue to work for their upliftment and well being. Various grievances related to revision of pension and arrears of 7th CPC were noted for rectifying.
During the event one Gallantry Award winner and two Veer Naris were felicitated and other veterans in attendance, provided with caps and blankets as souvenirs. The Rally also included a medical and dental camp to provide medical cover and a URC counter for provision of Canteen facilities. (Page News Service)