Teams of school students from Arunachal Pradesh and Mizoram called on the Union Minister of State for Home Affairs, Kiren Rijiju in New Delhi on Thursday. This was stated in a PIB release.
The group of 16 school students from Arunachal Pradesh consisted of eight girls and eight boys hailing from Kibithu district.
They are on a national integration tour from January27 to February 8, 2018, organized by Sikh Light Infantry of Indian Army, the release stated.
The students visited Connaught Place, Qutub Minar and Metro rail in the national capital.
They will also visit Agra and Dehradun after Delhi.
Kiren Rijiju while welcoming the students asked them to focus on their education.
“Success depends on the hard work,” Rijiju said.
He also said that students should participate in literary activities that will help them gain confidence essential for success in life.
Another group of 18 school students from Mizoram’s Champhai and adjoining regions also met Rijiju on the same day in New Delhi.
The National Integration Tour for the Mizoram team which began on January 21 was organized by the Assam Rifles.
During the tour the students visited the historic and iconic places like Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Parliament House, Connaught Place, Qutub Minar and Delhi metro etc.
The students also witnessed the Republic Day parade and also called on the President of India, Ram Nath Kovind during their visit.
After welcoming the students, Rijiju appreciated the efforts done by Assam Rifles in organizing such an informative excursion for the students from far-flung areas of Mizoram, the release added.