Imphal: Manipur chief minister Nongthombam Biren Singh on Tuesday felicitated Captain Soiba Maningba Rangnamei of 16 Bihar Regiment from Manipur’s Senapati district for his valour shown against Chinese People Liberation Army (PLA) in June 2020 at Galwan valley during a confrontation in June 2020.
The captain was felicitated by the chief minister at his official residence, here.
“It’s an honour to felicitate Capt. Soiba Maningba Rangnamei from Senapati, Manipur of 16 Bihar Regiment who led his men in Galwan during the confrontation against the Chinese PLA,” Biren writes on his facebook wall.
“We are always indebted to soldiers like him who is leading in the front for the safety and security of our Nation. The state always encourage our youths to join the armed forces and participate in safeguarding the Nation,” Biren said.
As per media reports, Rangnamei did his schooling at Sainik School, Imphal and graduated at National Defence Academy, Pune. He was commissioned in 2018 from the Indian Military Academy, Dehradun.