IMPHAL, Aug 17: Battalions under 26 Sector of HQ IGAR(South) celebrated the 64th Independence Day throughout Chandel District with traditional fervor and enthusiasm . The celebrations were given an auspicious start by hoisting of the National Flag by Brigadier SK Bhanot, Commander, 26 Sector at Pallel. In his address, commander lauded the efforts of the local populace of Chandel in bringing peace, harmony and development in Chandel. 42 Assam Rifles participated in the celebrations at District Headquarters Chandel and the unit Band participated in the parade, 8 Assam Rifle, 37 Assam Rifles, 43 Assam Rifles 22 GRENADIERS, 29 Assam Rifles and 31 Assam Rifles were organized various cultural programs and medical camps at their respective locations.
15 Assam Rifles of 9 sector under HQ IGAR(South) celebrated 64th Independence Day at District Head Quarter Thoubal on 15 Aug 10. Shri W Rajen Singh, Deputy Commissioner of Thoubal accompanied by 15 Assam Rifles inspected the parade comprising of Assam Rifles and Police personnel Similar celebration were organized 28 Assam Rifles, 39 Assam Rifles and others Sectors of Assam Rifles under aegis of HQ IGAR (South).