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Bandipore, Feb 20: Army on Sunday said that it conducted a mega cultural program in this north Kashmir town.
In a statement here, a defence spokesman said a major event under “Sadbhavana Project” was conducted by Army’s 14-Rashtriya Rifles at Sher-e-Kashmir Stadium here.
“Hundreds of people from Bandipore and other adjoining areas participated in the program. The main attraction of the event was the flag off of the Mumbai tour for 20 Bandipore children,” the spokesman said.
He said on the occasion MLA, Bandipore Nizamuddin Bhat appreciated “Army’s effort in restoring normalcy in the district.”
Bhat, according to the spokesman, made a special mention of the disaster management by 14-RR during the massive fire that broke out in the town in January this year.
The spokesman said Brigadier Kemparaj S, Commander, 81 Mountain Brigade was also present.
He said various announcements were made on the occasion. “Army announced that it will distribute essential items among fire affected families, orphan children. Poor and needy of Erin village will be provided jobs while seven selected children of Army Goodwill Public School will be given free study material. Stitching material and items will be distributed free in Vocational Training Centre at Kaloosa and Nowpura.”
He said besides all these steps, army announced various measures for the district under operation Sadhbhavana. “Play ground for Sumlar School, electric transformer for Chuntimula, construction of Army Goodwill School building at Bandipore and installation of solar lights in Kudor Village.”
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