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Students from Nagaland meet President of India

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By EMN Updated: Oct 06, 2023 9:07 pm
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Students from Nagaland during their meeting with President of India, Droupadi Murmu, at the Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi, on October 6.

DIMAPUR — The National Integration Tour (NIT) comprising seven girls, 12 boys and two teachers from Kigwema, Kezo and Chakabama villages under Kohima district, met the President of India, Droupadi Murmu, at the Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi, on Friday. The President welcomed and felicitated the students and emphasised the importance of education, and that the students must work hard to achieve their dreams and contribute towards the betterment of the society and the nation, a defence release stated.

The students presented a painting, depicting the rich and colourful Naga culture, to the President.

The 14-day NIT, undertaken by the Spear Corps of Indian Army, was flagged off on September 27 from Rangapahar Military Station, by Lt. Gen. HS Sahi, General Officer Commanding of Spear Corps.

The members of the NIT visited Bareilly, Ranikhet, Nainital, Dehradun and Mussoorie, before reaching New Delhi. “The students witnessed the kaleidoscopic view of our great nation and got inspired by the rich and cultural diversity of the state of Uttrakhand and National Capital Region (NCR),” the release stated.

As part of the tour, young boys and girls also visited the prestigious Indian Military Academy (IMA) and Rashtriya Indian Military College (RIMC) at Dehradun. They also witnessed training and passing out a parade of the soldiers at Kumaon and Naga Regiment at Ranikhet and several other places of interest.

On board the most advanced and fastest train in the country, the Vande Bharat Express, the students reached New Delhi from Dehradun. The NIT will return on October 10, the release stated.

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By EMN Updated: Oct 06, 2023 9:07:57 pm
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