Imphal: Manipur chief minister N. Biren Singh on Sunday visited Assam Rifles Military Hospital at IGAR South, Mantripukhri and interacted with the Tupul landslide victims who are undergoing medical treatment at the hospital.
The landslide tragedy occurred at Tupul Railway Construction Camp, Noney recently.
The chief minister interacted with seven injured soldiers of 107 Infantry Battalion (TA) who survived catastrophic landslide at Tupul, Noney district on 30 Jun. CM enquired about their well being and prayed for their speedy recovery.
As assured, the chief minister handed over a sum of Rs 50,000 each to Havildar Marjision Singh, Havildar Nima Onchu Sherpa, Lance Naik Hirdya lamang, Riflemen Siddanth Chhetri, Riflemen Sarangthem Shyamchandra Singh, Riflemen Prokash Newar and Chef Kinkar Parua.
Health minister Dr Sapam Ranjan, chief secretary Dr Rajesh Kumar, DGP P. Doungel and other officials accompanied the chief minister during the visit.
Security forces bid adieu to deceased soldiers
A wreath laying ceremony was organised by Army and Assam Rifles for seven mortal remains of soldiers of 107 Infantry Battalion (TA) at the Imphal Airport on Sunday.
GOC, Red Shield Division and IG, Assam Rifles(South) laid the wreaths on behalf of the Chief of Army Staff; GOC-in-C, Eastern Command and GOC, Spear Corps. The gathering paid their tribute to bravehearts before the mortal remains moved to their respective native places by IAF aircraft.