Indian Army organise rallies for Ex-Servicemen in three districts of Manipur

Kohima: Medical and dental specialists from the Army and District Hospitals organise medical camps at rally sites

BY | Thursday, 7 March, 2024

The Indian Army organised Ex-Servicemen rallies in Bishnupur, Senapati and Churachandpur districts in strife torn Manipur in the past week to connect with its fraternity during the challenging times. As per a press release from the Spokesperson, Ministry of Defence, over 2000 persons including 1650 veterans, 50 Veer Naris, 180 widows, and 65 dependents attended the rallies held on 26th February, 28th February and 4th March. These included war-veterans of 1965 war, 1971 war and Operation Vijay-1999, it informed.

The Red Shield Division under the aegis of the Spear Corps conducted the rallies which also provided a platform to facilitate the Ex-Servicemen community in registering and timely resolving the grievances related to pension documentation and other anomalies. Dedicated assistance booths were set up at each rally site, to provide support and guidance on crucial matters, including Healthcare, Pension Anomalies, Documentation, ECHS Polyclinic Services, CSD, Army Recruitment etc.

General Officer Commanding, the Manipur based, Red Shield Division, Maj Gen Sameer Sharan Kartikeya, SM, interacted with the attendees and conveyed gratitude to the veterans and their families for their invaluable sacrifices and services to the nation. He also appreciated the yeomen support by the Ex-Servicemen community towards the Armed Forces, during the prevailing security situation in Manipur. He assured them of expeditious redressal of their complaints.

Furthermore, medical and dental specialists from the Army and District Hospitals organised medical camps at the rally sites to provide medical assistance, treatment and provision of necessary medicines. The rally featured a comprehensive range of facilities to address the unique needs and concerns of Ex-Servicemen attending the event.

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