KISHTWAR: An educational tour consisting of 23 children and two teachers from Kishtwar area was organized by Rashtriya Rifles under the aegis of Counter Insurgency Force (Delta).
The children hailing from remote and far flung villages of insurgency affected areas of Kishtwar district were flagged off by Commander Headquarters Sector Rashtriya Rifles today at Kishtwar. The tour would be visiting to Bangalore and Mysore and would return on 19 Jan 12. The tour will also visit places of historical and religious importance at Bangalore.
The children would get an opportunity to be introduced to the rich traditions, heritage and culture of our great nation. Speaking on the occasion, Commander, Sector Rashtriya Rifles stated that the tour aims to provide the children an opportunity to witness the development taking place in rest of India, which would act as a strong motivation to bring out changes in today’s evolving society in Jammu & Kashmir.
He also expressed hope that the tour will have a positive impact on these young impressionable minds and will motivate them to excel in life. Local populace and civil dignitaries present on the occasion lauded the efforts of Army in providing these children with a life time opportunity.