Army organises festival to strengthen jawan-awam relationship


19 batch Rashtriya Rifles of the Indian Army has organised ‘Jashn-e-Breng’ festival in Kokernag village of the Anantnag district to promote peace and brotherhood between security forces and the local population.

With the slogan of “Jawan aur Awaam Amun Hai Muqam” (Army and Locals together, peace will prevail), the soldiers arranged free medical assistance and several cultural programmes for the Kokernag public. The camp was occupied with several stalls including those of agriculture, horticulture, and Veterinary. Specialised doctors from Army and government hospitals gave free check-ups and medicines to the visitors. They provided wheelchairs to specially abled and ear machines to deaf persons.

The Army has provided wheelchairs and other gadgets to the specially abled person, thus fulfilling its purpose of sending the message of brotherhood to the aawam.

Medical experts from the field of gynecology, veterinary, diabetology, and various other backgrounds are available at the camp. They also arranged local music to connect to the community.