IMPHAL, July 20: The friends of hill people’, 11 Assam Rifles of Red Shield Division distributed solar lanterns to the village authorities of Aziuram village in Tamenglong.
According to a statement of the PIB Defense wing, the problem of electricity faced by villagers of Aziuram village was addressed with a solar lantern being given to the chairman for the village authority office. Not only this, the battalion also organized a free medical camp on July 18, on the villagers demand for free medical check up, at Monjiron Khunao village, a remote village of Tamenglong district lacking the basic medical facilities. A total of 70 villagers were examined in the camp. Malaria tests, free medicine distribution and lectures on basic health education including precautions against malaria were other activities carried out in the medical camp for benefit of the villagers, it said.