June 23, 2024

AR commemorates remembrance week

TAP | Updated: May 22, 2024

ITANAGAR, May 22: The Sons of the Soil Remembrance Week of the Miao Battalion of the Assam Rifles (AR) under the Spear Corps began here on Wednesday.

The remembrance week, which will continue till May 25, epitomizes the AR’s commitment towards keeping the legacy of the fallen ones, who sacrificed themselves for the nation.

During the week, the AR will endeavour to foster harmony and solidarity within the communities they serve.

The remembrance week celebrations began at the residence of late rifleman Avtar Chakma in Mudakka Nala, where jawans and officials of the AR laid wreath, and remembered the courageous defenders of the nation.

Later, a football tournament was kicked-off at Diyun general ground.

As many as 10 teams are participating in the tournament.

The week will also witness a unity and peace rally in Namsai, Diyun and Miao with participants from various ethnicities, backgrounds and walks of life.

The rally will aim to transcend societal divides and unite people under a common banner of peace and unity.

As part of the celebrations, free medical camps will also be organized.