RANGIA: The aim of the 24 Bn Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) Rangia is to take the SSB to glorious heights while discharging the duties and following the motto of SSB — Service Security and Brotherhood. This statement was made by Hrishikesh Sharma, the Commandant of SSB 24 Bn while delivering a speech at SSB Camp at Hahara near Rangia on the occasion of the 19th Raising Day of SSB 24 Bn on Sunday.
He also said that 24 Bn SSB Rangia has played an important role in curbing unauthorized activities along the Indo-Bhutan Border. 24 Bn Sashastra Seema Bal Rangia is always at the forefront whenever there is a danger to the nation from outside or within, he said. On the occasion of this auspicious day, the 24 Bn of SSB Rangia distributed dry ration to poor villagers. Due to the pandemic, poor people from the border area faced acute difficulty and hardship. Keeping this in view, all ranks of 24 Bn SSB Rangia and SANDIKSHA (SSB Wives Welfare Association) conducted relief work by distributing dry ration like rice, potato, dal, salt, oil, turmeric powder, dhania powder, nutrela, biscuit, chocolate, Dettol soap etc to the 965 BPL (below poverty line) and needy families of various villages of Indo-Bhutan Border area. Families and troops have voluntarily contributed to this cause of welfare to needy people. Earlier, Hrishikesh Sharma, Commandant, 24 Bn hoisted the flag and congratulated all the officers, jawan and their families on the glorious occasion of the 19th Raising day. Thereafter, the Commandant officially inaugurated a mega plantation drive by planting a sapling of Krishna Chuda inside the campus of the unit. At the same time plantation was also carried out at Border Out Post Gaiden Chowk and surrounding areas to secure the environment.