From our Correspondent
TINSUKIA, March 13: A tiol integration tour for the children of Tirap district, Aruchal Pradesh, as part of OP Samaritan 2016-17, was flagged off from Khonsa on Saturday.
The aim of the tour is to acquaint the children of far-flung areas with the vast and rich cultural heritage of our country. Altogether 23 children, besides three teachers from Tirap district, Aruchal Pradesh, have participated in the tour and will visit various places of historic interest in Delhi, Agra and Lucknow. The students will also interact with Prab Mukherjee, President of India, Kiren Rijiju, MoS (Home) and Gen Bipin Rawat, Chief of the Army Staff, during the stay in Delhi. The event will go a long way in not only widening the intellectual horizon of the young minds but also further solidify the spirit of tiol integration. The tour was flagged off by Commander, 117 Mountain Brigade and DC, Tirap District. The ceremony was attended by various dignitaries and officials of civil administration, parents of participating children and locals of Khonsa.