JAMMU: The Jammu and Kashmir Police is sending 3000 students on Bharat Darshan in 2020, Police Chief Dilbag Singh said. He along with his team was interacting with a group of 48 students of Doda district on their return from Bharat Darshan in the lawns of Police Headquarters, a police spokesman said.

Jammu and Kashmir Police leadership with students from Doda region after their return from Bharat Darshan. Pic: JKP

The students shared their views and learning experience of the tour that started on February 19, with the senior officers, the spokesman said. The students were excited to narrate their travel experiences and the sites they visited. They said that it was a great opportunity for them as they got to know how much beautiful, diverse in fauna and flora and in culture our country is. The tour envisaged visiting Red Fort, Qutub Minar, Jamia Masjid, National Police Memorial, Indra Gandhi Memorial in Delhi and Haji Ali, Gateway to India, Mumbai beaches and were enlightened to know the historical importance of these places.  Besides, they visited the National Police memorial that they said was inspiring. They thanked the police for the trip.

Welcoming the students, the DGP said that Bharat Darshan Tours for Jammu Kashmir students are aimed to educate them about the beauty of India as this country is known for its ‘Unity in Diversity’. He said that these tours provide an opportunity to know about the different cultures besides people of other states of our country. He advised them to share their experience with their colleagues and friends in their schools. He told the students that Police is a part of the society and is for the safeguarding the lives and property of the people. He told them that police is peoples friend who is always there to look after their safety and security. He wished them good luck for their future.

Part of the Civic Action Programme, Bharat Darshan is aimed at enlightening students about the rich cultural heritage of the country. So far about 900 students from Jammu, Kathua, Samba, Ramban, Kistwar and Doda have returned from this tour. This year 3000 students from all the districts of Jammu and Kashmir will be taken for Bharat Darshan. Last year 1100 students benefitted from this popular initiative in which students are taken for visit to historical places, modern marvels and martyr’s memorials in different metro cities of India.

The interaction was attended by ADGsP Arun Choudhary, S J M Geelani, A G Mir, IGP Armed Danesh Rana, DPT J&K Naseer Ahmad, AIGsP of PHQ, SO of IGP Armed Jammu,  CO IRP 18th Bn. and SO (Sports) APHQ.


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