URI: The Army has been sending groups of school children from remote, terrorism affected areas of Kashmir region who have not even seen Srinagar to various cities to witness the secularism of the nation. The idea is that once they come back from these Educational/Motivational tour with sense of pride and act as ambassadors of the national integration.
Continuing its efforts towards providing quality education and learning opportunity to the children of Kashmir, “Kalapahar Brigade” under the aegis of “DAGGER DIVISION” has arranged, an educational and motivational tour for 30 students of different School of Uri Sector to Delhi, Agra, Jaipur and Ajmer wef 01 Feb 2012 to 17 Feb 2012. Apart from visiting famous and important places in these cities the children will also be interacting with various dignitaries.
Addressing the children before flagging off the tour from Uri on 01 Feb 2012, Commander Kalapahar Brigade asked the enthusiastic children to witness the state of development outside the valley which is only possible in an environment of peace and tranquility.
The children were dressed up in smart track suits, Caps, Sports shoes and carry bags which were also provided by the Army. They were seen off in the presence of Civ dignitaries, all village Sarpanches and Commanding Officer 15 PUNJAB (PATIALA) from Uri. The tour is being conducted by 15 PUNJAB (PATIALA).