Arunachal school children interacts with GOC, Eastern Command

Kolkata
3 Jan 2018

A group of school children from Arunachal Pradesh today interacted with Lt Gen Abhay Krishna, General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Eastern Command, who shared his thoughts on unity in diversity with them. The visit of the school children was part of National Integration Tour organised by the Eastern Army Command with an aim to acquaint younger ones from North-East (NE) with the rich cultural heritage of the country.
The team comprised 25 students from Tuting Valley and 26 from Yinkiong district of Arunachal Pradesh, an army release said here. As part of the tour, the children from NE state were provided with glimpses of cultural heritage of Kolkata through their visits to Fort William, Howrah Bridge, Victoria Memorial and Indian Museum, the release said. Army routinely undertakes such national integration tours for children in various parts of the country.
This initiative is an effort by the Indian Army towards giving opportunity to students of NE to integrate with rest of the country and in turn contribute towards nation building and increasing opportunities available due to developing economy of the nation. (PTI)