Jammu, 19 January
Following increased attempts by Pakistani-backed agencies to radicalize local youths and persuade them to take up arms, the army is reaching out to villagers, especially youths, in Kupwara along the Line of Control (LoC ) with medical aid and other programs . The army recently thwarted several infiltration attempts by terrorists and also seized weapons and ammunition dumped along the Line of Control.
Kupwara has remained a hotbed of terrorism due to its proximity to the LoC from where infiltration takes place.
As part of a program – ‘Khairiyat’ (welfare), the army recently visited a remote village, Hajimula, in the Machhal sector, where the soldiers went from house to house and asked the inhabitants if they needed medical help because it becomes difficult for the administration to provide help in very cold weather.
Defense PRO (Srinagar) Colonel Emron Musavi said the army has been assisting the locals under Operation Sadbhavana in which health, education, women empowerment among others are taken care of charged.
“Residents of Kamkari village in Kupwara participated in the Army Day celebrations at the Government Upper Primary School where the flag was raised recently. The officers motivated the youngsters to join the army and serve The local youths and children were also informed about the various enlistment programs and the privileges of joining the army, Musavi said.
Donated hearing aids
- In the village of Dadhkai-A in Doda, the army distributed specialized hearing aids to children with disabilities
- The village has 105 families, 55 of whom have a mysterious hearing disorder. pti
Join us: from army to youth
- To quash Pakistani agencies’ attempt to get Kashmiri youths to join terrorist groups, officers attempted to enlist youths in the army at an event held at Kupwara school.
- Under the “Khairiyat” program, the jawans traveled to the villages to seek medical help.