Web Exclusive | February 2013
Assam Rifles distributes solar lights to villagers in Manipur
The 24 Assam Rifles recently, donated solar lamps and furniture to the needy in Manipur. In a goodwill gesture, the 24 Assam Rifles recently distributed solar street lamps to villagers of Kwatha Khunou, a remote village in Tengnoupal Tehsil of Manipur's Chandel District.
Stationery and furniture items were also gifted to the government primary school of Laibi village to help improve education standards in the area.
Brigadier Rajiv Mankotia VSM, 26 Sector Assam Rifles said that all these activities they do, distribution of solar lamps, distribution of furniture and construction of community halls, are a gesture which help the community at large.
Assam Rifles has been operating in the northeast and is responsible for maintaining security and flushing out insurgents.