Government High School, Binner, Baramulla accomplished the National integration tour with 24 students and 2 schoolteachers from their school on 30 May. The tour provided an opportunity to appreciate the hormonal co-existence amongst the people from different religions in various parts of India.
It has helped the children of Baramulla District to see for them, the development activities that are ongoing and the manner in which peace has helped different regions of India to develop and prosper.
Tour called Safar-e-Taleem was flagged off on 17 May, under ages of 46 Rashtriya Rifles/Dagger Division. The tour transited through various historical cities of India to include Jammu, Chandigarh, Delhi and Agra.
All the students who undertook the tour were present at the grand flagging in ceremony along with their parents, Principal and teachers of the school.
The tour provided the students with an opportunity to visit many important places in the country, having immense historical and cultural significance, such as Zakir Rose Garden, Sukhna Lake, Rock Garden in Chandigarh, National Art Museum, Jama Masjid, Humayun’s Tomb, Qutub Minar, Red Fort, Palika Bazar, Fatehpur Sikri in Delhi and Taj Mahal and Agra Fort in Agra. It also gave an impetus to winning the hearts and minds of Awam by generating goodwill for the security forces amongst the local populace of the entire Baramulla Region.
The parents of the children were obliged to the Army for providing such an exposure to their children. Most elders felt that such tours have helped in bringing temporary peace in Kashmir because people have started to appreciate the relationship between peace and development and the role of Army in maintaining peace.