Jhoupi students meet President
Pothashang News Service: Imphal, December 18, 2018: The National Integration Tour (NIT) from Dingpi region organised by the Joupi Batallion of Assam Rifles visited Rashtrapti Bhavan and interacted with President of India Ram Nath Kovind today.
During the interaction ceremony, two students shared their invaluable experience of the tour and expressed their heartfelt gratitude to the President of India during the interaction. After the interaction students were also taken to various halls and apartments of the Bhavan and Mughul Garden. Thereafter NIT visited Rashtrapti Bhavan Museum wherein they witnessed glimpse of history of modern India and enriched themselves with the knowledge of Indian freedom struggle.
The Batallion part of 28 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of Inspector General (South) is organizing this National Integration Tour to Delhi-Agra and back. The NIT tour consists of 20 students (09 boys and 11 girls), 03 teachers and team of Jhoupi Batallion, and will be visiting various tourist and historical places in Delhi and Agra during the 18 days long tour. The tour is aimed at providing an exposure to the students to the rich cultural heritage of the country and an opportunity to visit various places and interact with eminent dignitaries.
The team has already visited Taj Mahal in Agra and were mesmerized by the beauty of the World Heritage Site. The team also witnessed deadly unarmed combat techniques displayed by Para Commandos during a demonstration at Agra.