JAMMU, Jan 18: Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) flagged off Bharat Darshan Tours from Jammu and Bhaderwah under Civic Action Programme.
PC Gupta, Commandant, 166 Battalion, CRPF flagged off 24 children for the tour from Headquarters 166 Bn CRPF, New PCR Camp Sidhra.
Shivnandan Singh, Deputy Commandant presented the welcome address.
Pertinently, 166 Battalion CRPF is facilitating a 7 days tour, starting from today, during which the children from District Jammu would be visiting various historical and tourist places in Mumbai (Sidhivinayak Temple, Haji Ali Dargah, Gateway of India, Sanjay Gandhi National Park Mumbai, Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST) Mumbai, Juhu Beach, Mumbai Marine Drive, Mumbai Worli sea face, Colaba Causeway, Mumbai Shivaji Park, Mumbai local film city tour and further Local Sight seeing at Delhi (Laxmi Narayan Temple, Qutab Minar, Gandhi Smiriti, Red Fort, Rajghat, Lotus Temple, India Gate and Sri Balaji Mandir).
During the closing of the event, Shakti Singh, Second-in-Command of 166 Battalion presented vote of thanks. Jagjeet Singh, Deputy Commandant, other officers and personnel of 166 Battalion CRPF were also present.
Meanwhile, 33 Battalion, CRPF, Bhaderwah flagged off Bharat Darshan Tour of 16 students of Bhaderwah Sub Division from Jammu to Kolkata (West Bengal) at Community Hall, Bhaderwah. Sagar D. Doifode, Deputy Commissioner, Doda was the chief guest.
A. Padma Kumar, Commandant 33 Battalion CRPF stressed upon the importance of organizing such programmes for the youth to know about our nation its different culture and diversity and also propagate the positive role played by security forces to maintain the unity of the country.
Colonel DD Pandey, CO 4 RR, Zee Shan Tahir, Tehsildar Bhaderwah, Dr Abdul Hamid Zarger, BMO, Bhaderwah, Mohammad Ashraf, EO, Municipal Committee, Adil Hussain Rishu, SDPO, Bhaderwah and Inspector Shamim Ahmed, SHO, Bhaderwah graced the occasion by their presence.
In the end, Neelam Kaninwal, Deputy Commandant of 33 Battalion CRPF delivered the vote of thanks.