‘Maulvies, Elders’ Return from ‘Historically, Culturally Important’ Army Organized Tour



Maulvies on Army Tour

The army Monday late evening informed that “Maulvies and elders” returned from a tour of “historical, cultural, financial and religious importance” organized by it.

“Extremely upbeat with the exhilarating experience of having been to various places of historical, cultural, financial and religious importance, the group of Maulvies and elders returned today to a warm reception in Sharifabad from 10 days visit to Delhi, Hyderabad organised by the Army,” a defence statement said.

“The tour which had commenced on 02 October was organised by the Army at Kupwara for 20 local elders and Maulvies from Langate to Hyderabad as part of Army’s continued efforts to spread awareness among the locals,” the statement informed.

The statement added, “the aim of this tour was to educate, motivate and create consciousness among the elders to know the diverse culture of the nation and encourage greater involvement in the service of mankind.”

“During the tour the participants got an opportunity to visit historical and cultural places of interest like Hari Niwas Palace, Bagh-e-Bahu Fort : Jammu, Central University, Jamia Masjid, Red Fort, Chandni Chowk : Delhi, Char Minar, Mecca Masjid, Ramoji Film City, Golconda Fort, Birla Planetarium, High Tech City, Hussain Sagar Lake : Hyderabad.  The tour members also went for Metro Train ride in Delhi,” it further added.

The statement claimed, “the tour participants were appreciative of the efforts of Army for organising the awareness tour for the elders who hardly get an opportunity to visit outside the Valley.” “They were unanimous in hailing the initiative and committed themselves to sensitising others including youth also to benefit from such tours which are bound to broaden the horizons of the people of Kashmir.”


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