Aizawl: In continuance with efforts to win hearts and minds of locals, Assam Rifles organised a friendly volleyball match with the youth of Saikhumphai village, Vaphai in Mizoram on Thursday.
The Serchhip Battalion of Assam Rifles under the aegis of 23 Sector Assam Rifles/ Inspector General of Assam Rifles conducted a friendly volleyball match under Fit India Movement Campaign between troops of Assam Rifles and youth.
The aim of the event was to foster the spirit of sportsmanship and building up trust between locals and security forces. The match was played with full enthusiasm and aggression. The teams displayed immense passion, zeal and sporting spirit.
The audience included youngsters as well as older villagers. They enjoyed a well-contested match which was eventually played in a best of three series. The event concluded with a group photograph which shall be a token of remembrance for all. A vote of thanks was offered by village authorities and youths of Saikhumphai village, Vaphai on the offset of the match.