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Senior RSS leader Indresh Kumar today proposed "patriotic tourism" to make the countrymen aware of the role of defence forces in provding people safety and comfort.
"We should visit our borders and the villagers living nearby to know the role of defence forces in our safety and comfort," Kumar said at a seminar, which was organised to celebrate Haifa Mukti Day by Forum for Awareness of National Security (FANS).
The Day is commemorated to pay tributes to the sacrifice of more than 900 brave Indian soldiers who laid down their lives for liberating the Palestinian Port of Haifa from Ottoman Empire of Turkey during World War-1 on September 23, 1918.
These soldiers were from the Lancers of Maharajas of Jodhpur, Mysore and Nizam of Hyderabad.
The seminar, titled "World Peace: Significance of Indo-Israel friendship," was also attended by Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar, Lt Governor of Andaman & Nicobar Islands Jagdish Mukhi, Israel's Ambassador to India Daniel Carmon, among others.
At the seminar, Kumar suggested action plan by proposing "patriotic tourism" to the audience as well, a release said tonight.
He also moved a resolution, which was unanimously accepted by the audience, the release said adding the resolution proposed renaming Teen Murti Chowk as "Teen Murti Haifa Mukti Chowk".
According to the release, Carmon promised all support to FANS and Indo-Israel Friendship Forum for bringing the two countries closer and for the proposed visit of Indians to Haifa in 2018, the centenary year of Indian heroism in Haifa.
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