AIZAWL: The Assam Rifles will shift its headquarters to Zokhawsang from Aizawl in Mizoram.
This was informed by union home minister Amit Shah, according to an official statement.
Assam Rifles headquarters in Aizawl would be shifted to the battalion headquarters at Zokhawsang, the statement stated.
Zokhawsang is located around 15 km east of Aizawl – the capital of Mizoram.
Union home minister Amit Shah had informed Mizoram MP C Lalrosanga about the development during their meet in New Delhi on Tuesday (March 28), the statement stated.
Assam Rifles – India’s oldest paramilitary force – headquarters will be shifted to Zokhawsang (in Mizoram) within a stipulated time.
Notably, union home minister Amit Shah will inaugurate the construction of Assam Rifles Battallion Headquarters Complex at Zokhawsang during his visit to Mizoram.
Union home minister Amit Shah will visit the Northeast state of Mizoram on April 1.
During his visit to Mizoram, Amit Shah will inaugurate projects worth over Rs 2000 crore.
Amit Shah will be in Mizoram on a day-long visit during which he will inaugurate and lay foundation of development projects worth Rs 2414 crore.
Amit Shah will inaugurate and lay the foundation stone of six key projects in Mizoram.
These projects include: inauguration of construction of Assam Rifles Battallion Headquarters Complex Zokhawsang worth and construction of Integrated Command and Control Centre (ICCC) under Smart City Ltd (ASCL).
Besides, the Home Minister will lay the foundation stone of construction of Zorinpui – Longmasu NH-502A, construction of Aizawl Bypass (Package-1), NH-6; construction of Aizawl Bypass (Package-3), NH-6; and construction of Laldenga Centre.
Many senior officials of the central and Mizoram government will attend the programme.