AssamRifles Ex-Servicemen (AR ESM) rally was conducted at Lokra, Sonitpur (Assam) on 22 Dec 2018. The mega event was presided over by Brig Amitabh Roy, VrC, SM, Brigadier (Pers), Headquarters Directorate General Assam Rifles.
The rally saw a mass participation of over 314 Ex-Servicemen including Veer Naris, Widows and children from the Sonitpur and Biswanath Charali districts.Brigadier Amitabh Roy, VrC, SM, Brigadier (Pers), Headquarters Directorate General of Assam Rifles addressed the rally and said that welfare of Veterans and Veer Naris is a top priority area for Assam Rifles. He said that this Rally was organized with an aim of reaching out to the Assam Rifles Ex-Servicemen fraternity, renewing bonds between serving and retired personnel, felicitating deserving Gallantry awardees, Veterans, Veer Naris, Widows and addressing grievances pertaining to pension and other benefits.
The Brigadier (Pers) Headquarters Directorate General of Assam Rifles then felicitated Gallantry awardees and Veer Naris, widows and veterans giving them small tokens of appreciation. An open house was held to address certain issues of common interest of all Ex-Servicemen and dependents. The Brigadier (Pers) Headquarters Directorate General of Assam Rifles also interacted with Veer Naris, Widows and Dependents and also enquiring about their well being.
The Assam Rifles Ex-Servicemen Rally was a grand success and brought together the serving and the retired fraternity of Assam Rifles like never before. Each Veteran and Veer Naris present, went away from the Rally benefited and assured that the Assam Rifles remembered and would look after their welfare and redress their grievances genuinely.