Udhampur: In order to strengthen the bond between the local populace and the Army, regular interactions are being organised. Continuing the trend, constructive interaction with Village Defence Committee (VDC) members was organised at Samote.
During the interaction training on various aspects of weapon, handling was imparted and the role of Village Defence Committee members was emphasized upon. Weapon handling and cleaning, musketry, firing positions and minor repairs were carried out as part of the interaction.
The members appreciated and applauded the support provided by the Army in all spheres. Speaking on the occasion, the Sarpanch of the village said that such meetings not only enhance the bond between the Army and AWAM but also boost the morale of the locals which in turn assists in maintaining peace and harmony in the region.