Army today said that the Kashmiri girls who are on a tour organsied by it visited the Rashtrapati Bhawan and met President Pranab Mukherjee. An army spokesman said here in a statement that after meeting President Pranab Mukherjee, he extended his warm greetings and blessings to the children, which will undoubtedly remain etched in their memories for eternity. “Snober Khan, a participant student, also presented a memento to the Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces on behalf of Chinar Corps. The young girls also visited Parliament where they even attended the Lok Sabha session for some time,” the spokesman said. Interacting with the children, Member Parliament Poonamben Hematbhai exhorted them to relentlessly pursue their dreams and strive for excellence in every sphere. She also complimented theaArmy for such an initiative which was bound to open avenues for these children. “The students were also enthralled with their visit to the National Museum in Delhi which is a repository of the country’s historical and cultural heritage. The section of Mughal Era’s jewellery was understandably the major attraction for these young souls which fully reflected in their sparking eyes. Captivated by the experience so far, the girls are confident that this tour will be a life changer for them,” the spokesman said.
2015 Kashmir Despatch