Sunday, November 25, 2007

Army’s gesture of concern for people in Udalguri area

UDALGURI, Nov 24 – Red Horns Artillery Brigade with the assistance of civil and Army doctors organised a medical camp in the remote village of Shantipur near Corramore TE under Udalguri district recently and gave medical treatment to more than 1,700 poor villagers. Patients were examined for gynaecological, surgical, dental and other ailments by a team of doctors from Udalguri, Mangaldoi and Army.The camp inaugurated by Col Narinder Vij, deputy commander of Red Horns Artillery Brigade and was attended by people from all walks of life in and around Shantipur. Army sources informed that the camp was made successful and a memorable one with the co-operation of locals and the active support of ABSU.Indian Army in its concerted effort to strive for peace and welfare in the remote rural region have been successfully organising a good number of such meaningful medical camps in Udalguri district and have thus brought itself closer to the hearts and minds of the people. During the camp, the army distributed medicines worth Rs 1 lakh free of cost.During the camp, Col Narender Vij, addressed the villagers as chief guest and outlined the commitment of India Army for the welfare of people of Assam. He complimented the people for their peaceful coexistence in the region. On the occasion, village head Joseph and Baglary of VDP team also presented their token of appreciation for the army’s noble deed.Dr Ganesh Brahma of Udalguri PHC and Dr NK Phukan of Corramore TE also extended their service to the villagers on the occasion.

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