28 AR Lives Up To The Spirit Of Republic Day, Reaches Out To School Kids

Lilong Post Commander 28 Assam Rifles Major Sanga

IMPHAL, January 27: Republic day 2011 was celebrated by Lilong post 28 Assam Rifles under the aegis of 9 sector HQ under IGAR(S) at Junior High School, Thiyam Konjin.

The School was established in 1965 and it has classes till 8th standard. Despite poor infrastructure, the dedicated team of teachers led by Head Master Amar Singh has managed to produce a number of brilliant students who exhibited exceptional potential and talent in various competitions during the function.

The National Flag was hoisted by the Post Commander of 28 AR Lilong post, Major Sanga. It was the first time that the National Tri-Color was unfurled in the area after 46 years.  The 62nd Republic Day Celebration started with the hoisting of the National flag followed by the National Anthem.

The children of the school showed utmost zeal and enthusiasm in various events like poem recitation, singing, games and sports etc.  Suresh, the pradhan of Chanam Santhok and Dr T Tomba, retired Professor of Manipur University attended the function as the Chief Guest and the Guest of Honor respectively.   A large number of local people who participated in the event  were overwhelmed and thrilled by the spectacular show put up by the 28 Assam Rifles personnel and the enthusiastic spirit displayed by the students of the school.

(Courtesy: The Sangai Express)

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