SRINAGAR: On 19 Feb 2012, a tour for children belonging to various schools of downtown Srinagar were given a warm send off. The tour consists of 29 school children and 04 teachers.
The tour has been sponsored by the Army under Sadhbhavana by 7 Rashtriya Rifles (PUNJAB). The children will visit Amritsar, Patiala, Kapurthala and various other places of interest in Punjab. Apart from sight seeing these school children will be playing friendly cricket matches against students of various prominent schools in Punjab.
They will also be meeting some high ranking officials of the Indian Army and various civilian dignitaries during the visit. The aim of this tour is to enable students of the valley to be able to interact with the students and people of other parts of the country with a view to expose them to the rich socio-cultural heritage of our country. This would also help in widening their horizon and ushering them into the national mainstream.