SRINAGAR: On 19 Feb 2012, a delegation consisting 29 school children and 04 teachers belonging to various schools of downtown Srinagar were given a warm send off. Army sponsored the tour under Sadhbhavana.
The delegation visited Amritsar, Patiala, Kapurthala and various other places of interest in Punjab. Apart from sightseeing these school children played friendly cricket matches with students of various prominent schools in Punjab. They also met some high ranking officials of the Indian Army and civil dignitaries during the visit.
The aim of this tour was to make the students of the valley interact with 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 will also help in widening their horizon and ushering them into the national mainstream. This tour was organised by the 7 Rashtriya Rifles (PUNJAB) on behalf of the Indian Army.