IMPHAL, Dec 14: As a part of the various activities in connection with the observation of year long Golden Jubilee, 7th Edition, celebration of the Maram Students Union (MKS), a district Health Mela was organized at Don Bosco Higher Secondary School, Maram.
The health mela was jointly organized by the District Health Mission Society (NRHM) and the MKS as a tribute to late Apei Hinga, Queen of Maram.
Free consulation and medicine by specialist doctors, investigations etc. were made available to the people of the area. Moreover an awareness programme was also imparted on various projects under the ICDS, Leprosy society and Tuberculosis control society.
The two days health Health, December 13 and 14, was inaugurated by DC Senapati, Nidhi Kesarwani.
Two militants arrested by central forces
IMPHAL, Dec 14: Discovering presence of militants in the general area of Khurkhul, troops of 39 Assam Rifles of 9 sector under HQ IGAR (S) launched operation in the area and apprehended one active member of the proscribed KYKL at around 6pm yesterday.
The arrested individual has been identified as one Angom Rakesh alias Ingo Prakash, 31, son of Angom Tembi Singh of Phaiyeng Sepal Leikai.
He has been handed over to the Sekmai Police station, said a statement of the PRO IGAR (S).
In another incident, the statement said, troops of 23 AR and 28 AR under HQ IGAR (S) apprehended a cadre of the PULF (Azad) faction while conducting a search operation in the wee hour today.
The individual is identified as one Rehman Ali, 21, s/o Sayeed Ali of Tarai Mamang Leikai.