Saturday, 18 February 2012


RAJOURI: The Indian Army is playing an important role in the development of J&K through OP SADBHAVNA. On behalf of Ace of Spades Division an educational and motivational tour comprising of 19 school students of Govt Higher Secondary School and Pahari Hostel, Rajouri from different communities and strata of the society and two members of school staff of Govt Higher Secondary School,Rajouri was organised by an Artillery Regiment.

This tour aims at providing exposure to the children of remote areas of Rajouri District to the rich cultural heritage of India as well as spread the message of peace and harmony. The tour also aims to give the students a glimpse of modern India and provide them the opportunity to explore different cultures and traditions.

The tour was flagged off by Maj Gen KH Singh, GOC Ace of Spades Division  on 18Feb 2012 from the Advanced Landing Ground at Rajouri.Mr GA Khwaja,DC Rajouri, Brig TK Chawla Station Commander, were also present on the occasion and met all the children and their parents. The parents were delighted to see their children proceed for the tour as it was one of a kind opportunity for them. The tour is scheduled from 18 Feb to 28 Feb 2012 and will visit prominent places like Jaipur, Chittorgarh, Udaipur and Ajmer.

The tour will help to widen the horizon of the children and help in strengthening the bond of faith and friendship between the local populace and the Army.

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