Kohima, April 30 (NEx): The Chief Minister of Nagaland Neiphiu Rio, inaugurated the 11th NAP (IR) Battalion Hq. at Aboi, Mon on Thursday, April 29th, 2021 in the presence of Deputy Chief Minister and Home Minister Y. Patton, MLA Eshak, MLA CL John, EE Pangteang and Thongwang.
Addressing the gathering, Rio said despite all the hardship since the laying of the foundation in 2005, he expressed happiness on the completion of the building and thanked the technicians, neighbouring villages and jawans.
The Chief Minister said that 11th NAP (IR) has a good name and fame, not only within the state but also in other states as they are well trained and people have much respect for them. He encouraged them, to take more responsibility and continue to be sincere in their duty and protect the public wherever they may be,.
Rio requested the DGP and the unit commandant of the 11th NAP (IR) Bn., Aboi to plant variety of trees in and around their camp and also encouraged the jawans to remain busy through different activities and stay healthy. He also urged the gathering, to set a good example in any capacity, when given the opportunity, to leave a legacy behind.
He also called upon the public and the neighboring villages to cooperate with the jawans and called for mutual understanding and adjustment for peace and unity in the society. The Chief Minister urged the public to be more careful with Covid-19, stating that the second wave is more dangerous and encouraged them to take COVID-19 Vaccine.
Deputy Chief Minister & Home Minister Y Patton lamented at the delay of the inauguration due to various reasons. However, he expressed happiness on successful completion of the project and thanked the land owner for donating the land.
DGP, Nagaland. T. John Longkumer, IPS in his short speech urged the neighbouring villages and the public to be supportive and sought for their cooperation. Short speeches were also delivered by KU President Howing, Langmeing Angh and Maopong.
Welcome address was said by DIG (IR) South Chumdamo Jamio, NPS. Pastor PBC, 11th NAP (IR) B. Aboi, Rendamo offerred the dedicatory prayer.
(With inputs from DIPR)