IMPHAL, Nov 24: “Continuing with the bond of friendship with the people of Manipur, 9 Sector Assam Rifles under aegis of HQ IGAR (S) is organising various events in the ongoing Sangai Festival along with Manipur Tourism Department” stated a press release of the PRO.
Further according to the release, troops of AR have planned various exciting cultural events for the festival. It has further added that a pipe Band display was put up by the troops today at the festival.
Further according to the release an Assam Rifles pavilion has also been established to showcase the history of AR in Manipur and the contribution of AR in the state. “The pavilion also gives guidance to volunteers towards joining Assam Rifles/Army. Pamphlets giving out details of how to join security forces were also distributed to the visitors” the release added.
The AR pavilion has been a huge crowd puller and has especially attracted the younger generation. In the coming days, Band displays, Khukhri dance and Bhangra dance are some of the other cultural shows which will be performed by troops of Assam Rifles.