Assam Rifles jawans recoginsed for their valour

Shillong: Meghalaya Governor R S Mooshahary today asked the jawans of Assam Rifles to live up to the reputation of the para-military force which has served the country and the North Eastern Region, in particular, over the years.

Addressing the Investiture Ceremony of Assam Rifles on its 175th year of existence at Raj Bhavan here, Mooshahary said he was proud of the services rendered by the force.

"I am proud of the laurels achieved by Assam Rifles", Mooshahary said.

While appreciataing the services rendered by the force, Mooshahary cautioned the jawan who hailed from the different parts of the country to understand the attitude of the people of the region while performing their duties.

The Governor congratulated the jawans who received various medals for their gallantry and meritorious service and also asked them to work harder.

Earlier, the Governor gave away to the jawans two President's Police Medals for Gallantry, two Police Medals for Gallantry, five Police Medals for Meritorious Services, fourteen Governor's Gold Medals.