Troops serving the 234 Brigade under 23 Division in Poonani, fully aware of the requirements of the inmates at Sittandy Yogan Swami Home for Hindu Women and Sandiveli Manikkyasagar Home for Boys, distributed gift parcels early this week.
All 45 women in the Home were given clothes, pillow cases, soap and several other essential items during the occasion. Similarly, all 30 boys in the Home received similar gifts from the troops on the same day.
This gesture of goodwill was organized by the troops and Brigadier M. Mudalige, 23 Division Commander on the instructions of the Security Forces Headquarters, East.
A large of group of officers and soldiers participated in the distribution.