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Army flags off `Carvan-e-Hind` students tour

Army on Monday flagged off `Carvan-e-Hind,` a nine day long educational-cum-motivational tour for 22 students, from Noushera forward belt of Rajouri district in Jammu and Kashmir.



Jammu: Army on Monday flagged off `Carvan-e-Hind,` a nine day long educational-cum-motivational tour for 22 students, from Noushera forward belt of Rajouri district in Jammu and Kashmir.

Part of the ongoing `Operation Sadbhavana,` 22 students hailing from the remote border areas of Noushera would be part of the tour starting from today to 24 July, PRO Defence, Col RK Palta, said.

Being conducted by the Noushera Brigade, under the aegis of the Ace of Spades Division, the students will get the privilege of interacting with the President of India and the Chief of the Army Staff at New Delhi, he said.

They would be presented with the opportunity to visit various historical sites and places of interest at Bhopal and Chennai, he said.

The children would also get the chance to interact with the Governor of Tamil Nadu in Chennai.

The flagging off function was attended by several senior army officers and civilian dignitaries.

The students were upbeat and enthusiastic about the forthcoming tour as this is the first time in their lives they would be venturing beyond the boundaries of Rajouri.

Their parents expressed gratitude towards the Indian Army for this opportunity to their children to see other parts of the country.

PTI

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