Army organises educational tour
Srinagar, Nov 23: Army’s 24 Rashtriya Rifles (BIHAR) under the aegis of HQ 3 Sector Rashtriya Rifles organised an educational cum motivational tour for the students of Kangan Tehsil to Margund, Jammu, Kolkata and back from November 10 to 21.
According to Defence communiqué, 35 boys in the age group of 12 to 16 years along with a senior teacher and the experienced staff from 24 Rashtriya Rifles (BIHAR) visited various places of historical importance at Kolkata.
They visited Fort William, Victoria Memorial, Eden Garden, Botanical Garden, Kolkatta zoo, Science city, Birla Planetarium, UG metro, Vidya Sagar Setu, Nicco Water Park and Howrah bridge at Kolkata and other places of interest. The children also enjoyed cricket match between India and West Indies at Eden Garden, it added.
The students expressed great enthusiasm, happiness and unparallel spirit during their visit, the communiqué said adding that this was the first time that they visited outside the valley.
The students thanked Rashtriya Rifles for organising the tour, it said adding the tour came to its grand finale at Margund School, Kangan Tehsil on Wednesday. The event was marked by a cultural programme by the students, the communiqué said.
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