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Children from J&K visited Army Cantonment under `Operation Sadbhavana'

india Updated: Jul 07, 2009 19:11 IST

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As part of the ongoing effort of the Indian Army to enhance Army -Civil co-operation under 'Operation Sadbhavna', 22 children, along with two teachers from Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday visited Army Cantonment.

This educational / motivational tour with its aim to build bonds of love and unity is being organised by Army for Kashmiri children on regular basis, army release stated here adding that the tour is organised to give the students an opportunity to visit other parts of the country and will cover Udhampur, Jalandhar, Chandigarh, Delhi, Agra and Ambala.

The children visited here, where they interacted with Army Officers and Jawans and a small Arms display and firing demonstrations were also conducted for the children, release stated.

As the name suggests, the aim of Operation Sadbhavna is to provide an opportunity to the children from terrorism-stricken areas to familiarize and interact with the people of the rest of the country and build bridges of friendship and understanding between them, release stated adding claiming that it was believed that such attempts will motivate them to strive to raise the level of education, technological advancement and communication in their region.