J&K Children meet President & Army Chief
New Delhi/Jammu, December 15 (Scoop News) – The President Smt Pratibha Devi Patil and Chief of the Army Staff General Vijay Kumar Singh interacted with children from border area of J&K and met each and every child. They exhorted them to imbibe the virtues of love and peace and work hard for a better future free from prejudices and grow up as responsible citizens of this great nation. The children were delighted with this rare lifetime experience.
PRO (Defence) Jammu Biplab Nath said that it is for the first time that under-privileged children from insurgency affected remote border areas of Poonch district of J&K got an opportunity to meet both the President & Army Chief. Inspite of their busy official schedule, The President and Army Chief took out the time and had an audience with these 23 School children alongwith two teachers who are on an 11 days educational tour to
PRO said that the aim of the tour is to provide an exposure to the tour participants to the development and progress made by the country in various fields, visit places of historical and cultural importance and also see quality of life in other parts of the country. These children from insurgency affected remote border areas have moved out of their villages and seen the life in a city for the first time.
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