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AMU delegation on J&K visit to promote national integration

Press Trust of India  |  Aligarh (UP) 

A 30-member "goodwill" delegation of students and faculty members of the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) today left for as part of a programme to promote national integration.

The delegation has 26 students and four faculty members from the AMU.

AMU spokesman Omar Peerzada said the Rashtriya Rifles has organized this 'Sadhbhavna programme' for promoting mutual understanding between the common man in the state and people from other parts of the country.

Peerzada said the delegation will stay in Kishtwar and other adjoining areas for about a week.

The AMU community is second to none in the country for promoting the cause of national integration and peace in the country, he said.

AMU Pro-Vice Chancellor Brig. S. Ahmad Ali urged the students not to spare any effort in showcasing AMU's traditional role as a symbol of India's pluralistic ethos.

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First Published: Wed, April 19 2017. 19:42 IST