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Troops provide sports items, scholarships

Imphal: To accord due recognition and extend assistance to the meritorious students and sports persons, 59 Mountain Brigade in memory of Late Maj Bob Khating presented sports kits, stationery and scholarships in a presentation ceremony organized at Brilliance School, Malom, today.

The meritorious students/sports persons felicitated were from the districts of Imphal West, Imphal East, Bishnupur and Senapati. In all, 24 students and 14 sports persons were rewarded for their respective achievements.

Major Gen VT Mathew, GOC Red Shield Division exhorted the audience to continue their quest towards peace and prosperity in the region. He congratulated the scholarship awardees and encouraged them for the continued pursuit for excellence.

Lt Gen KH Singh, (Retd) and Lt Gen LN Singh, (Retd), also graced the occasion and enlightened the gathering by sharing their pearls of wisdom. Lt Gen KH Singh, (Retd) also gifted an ink signed copy of his newly released book, “Making of a General”, to three students of

Sainik School, Imphal, who is about to join the Indian Armed Forces.
The items under Maj Bob Khating Scholarship project were worth Rupees 15 lakhs.

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