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Students of St. Stephens meet GOC at Nagrota
JAMMU, Jun 17: A tour comprising of twenty students and two teachers of St Stephens College, New Delhi interacted with White Knight Corps General Officer Commanding (GOC) Lt Gen DS Hooda at Nagrota. The students, who are on a visit to the region since June 13 shared their experience and views with the GOC. The interaction was organised by the Rashtriya Rifles Battalion under the aegis of Counter Insurgency Force (Delta).

During the tour, students visited the mesmerising tourist locations at Patnitop, Baglihar Dam at Ramban and Srinagar.  Besides, students also got an opportunity to interact with local populace in Khari village of Banihal Tehsil of Ramban District. Visiting students also developed special bonds of friendship with their counterparts in Degree College and Polytechnic College at Ramban. The students were very excited about the tour and were amazed to see the beauty of the State. 

Steffi Cherian, who has come to J&K for the first time said, “All my apprehension of J&K State were put to rest, when I interacted with the caring and loving people of J&K.  We visited many villages and were amazed to see the cordial relations and mutual trust between local villagers and the Army.  Now the conditions in J&K have changed a lot and the progress within J&K State can be seen everywhere to include development of schools, infrastructure, network of rail and roads etc.” The other students also shared their views on their enriching visit to the State of J&K.

News Updated at : Tuesday, June 18, 2013
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