Srikona Battalion of Headquarter 21 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of Headquarter Inspector General Assam Rifles (East) continued its efforts to rescue stranded people in Silchar town.

On receipt of an SOS call the Special rescue team responded swiftly and rescued an eldery couple and their mother from Rangirkhari area.

Mr Deepak Khandelwal (72 years in paralytic condition), Mrs. Lata Kandelwal (70 years) and Mrs. Asha devi (92 years, mother) were stuck on the first floor for the last three days in their residence with no network and supplies.

Inspite the odds, rescue team managed to reach the location and successfully rescued the senior citizens. The people appreciated and blessed the efforts by the Assam Rifles in these trying times of natural disaster.