Thursday, 1 December 2011

Dagger Artillery brigade organizes ‘educational cum motivational’ tour

Reyaz Ahmed
BARAMULLA:  A fifteen day long educational and motivational tour organized by 46 Rashtriya Rifles (RR) under aegis Dagger Artillery brigade was flagged off from Baramulla in which 25 students of Government Boys Higher Secondary Baramulla and Government High School, Deewan Bagh left for the tour to outside Kashmir Valley on Thursday.

The educational and motivational tour was to North Indian states like Jammu, Amritsar, Chandigarh and Dehradun was flagged off by Commander 19 Artillery Brigade Brigadier Ravi.

Speaking on the occasion Commander 19 Artillery Brigade Brigadier Ravi said that te tour intends to enable the students to bask in the glory of rich cultural heritage of our Nation and to expose the young generation to the true benefits of peace and development, integrating them into the Nation’s main stream.

“The tour will provide an opportunity to these young boys to appreciate the harmonious coexistence amongst the people from different religions in various parts of India.  It will also help them see for themselves, the ongoing developmental activities in other states and the manner in which peace has helped different regions of India to develop and prosper,” Brigader Ravi said while talking to media on the sidelines of the flagging off ceremony.

He added that the tour has a comprehensive aim of fostering brotherhood, feeling of unity and creating awareness of our nation’s multi faceted identity.  This tour will certainly go a long way in strengthening the ideals of integrity, cohesiveness and awareness amongst the youth of this region, by giving them a glimpse of the prosperity and cultural heritage of our nation. 

The students expressed their gratitude to Army for organizing the tour.The Principal, teachers and the parents of these children were highly grateful to the Army for providing their wards with such an exposure and opportunity.

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