Reisang Vasah from Halang (Ato) Village and Rarei Shimray from Ningthi village, under Ukhrul and Kamjong districts along with three others from Manipur have been commissioned as Assam Rifles’ Assistant Commandant, India’s oldest paramilitary organization held at the Commandants Awards Ceremony, Officers Training Academy (OTA) Gaya, Bihar on June 12.
The three other Assistant Commandant from Manipur are James Zoulian from Churachandpur, G Kennedy Sharma from Thoubal and Mairembam Romesh Singh from Moirang Manipur.
According to a source, Academy Cadet Adjudant Gurumayum Kennedy Sharma of the Assam Rifles Cadre (currently Gentleman Cadet at OTA Gaya) made an impression during pre-commissioning training at Officers Training Academy (OTA) Gaya. On the occasion of the Commandants Awards Ceremony, Kennedy Sharma a native of Mamang Leikai Village in Manipur’s Thoubal district was named best in overall performance, winning a total of seven medals and three trophies. Ministry of Defence in its statement said that Assam Rifles Cadre Soldier “excelled” during pre-commissioning training at OTA, Gaya.