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ESM rally held for 3 Nagaland districts

 KOHIMA, July 16 - An Ex-Servicemen (ESM) rally organised for three districts of Nagaland – Kohima, Phek and Kiphire by Headquarters 44 Mountain Brigade in coordination with Rajya Sainik Board (RSB) Nagaland was attended by 168 Ex-Servicemen at Zakhama Military Station on Friday.

Commander 44 Mountain Brigade, Brigadier HS Cheema while addressing the ESMs and their families, emphasised on the schemes of the Army and the State Government tailored exclusively for the welfare of the ex-servicemen and their families.

He said till date pension anomalies of ESM of Nagaland amounting to Rs 48 lakh have been resolved through such rallies and complimented RSB Nagaland for addressing the issues of welfare of veterans and bringing all the stakeholders under one roof.

RSB Nagaland Secretary, Brig KK Roy Choudhary (retd) highlighted the efforts of the State Government to alleviate the conditions of ex-servicemen.

A medical camp was also organised to provide medical aid to the veterans. – PTI

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