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Assam Rifles felicitates 94-year-old Padma Shri awardee Lalbiakthanga Pachuau

Aizawl, November 14: Ninety-four-year old journalist Lalbiakthanga Pachuau, who was awarded recently with the country's fourth-highest civilian award Padma Shri, was felicitated by Assam Rifles.A brief felicitation function was held at Assam Rifles base in Aizawl's Khatla locality on Saturday during which the war veteran turned journalist was honoured with a trophy and other rewards. Pachuau was declared the oldest working journalist in India by Mizoram's Information and Public Relations Department and Mizoram Journalists' Association (MJA) in 2016.Assam Rifles DIG Digvijay Singh and other Assam Rifles officers attended the event.Pachuau...