New Delhi (NVI): Chief of Army Staff General Bipin Rawat on November 5, interacted with group of religious teachers belonging to different religions from former militancy-hit areas of Reasi and Rajouri of Jammu and Kashmir.
According to an official statement, Gen Rawat exhorted the teachers to work towards maintaining peace in the region and promised full support to them towards fulfilling their local requirements.
Indian Army’s stand reflects the core values of the nation and this initiative is guided by this idea, the statement said.
The religious teachers who are on a tour to North India as part of “Operation Sadbhavana” are representing the major religions in the Valley and include 15 Maulvis, four Pandits and two Granthis.
During their eight-day visit from November 2 to 9, these teachers will be taken to Wagah – Attari Border, Gobindgarh Fort, Golden Temple at Amritsar, India Gate, Humayun’s Tomb, Akshardham Temple, Bangla Sahib Gurdwara, Red Fort, Jama Masjid and Select City Walk Mall at Delhi, Ajmer Sharif Dargah and Pushkar Lake in Ajmer.