IIMC Jammu students visit LoC to learn about life of soldiers on border

Indian Institute of Mass Communication: Students were introduced to basic dynamics, demography along LoC and briefed about life of a soldier, other aspects of the border.

Indian Institute of Mass Communications (IIMC) (Image: Twitter)Indian Institute of Mass Communications (IIMC) (Image: Twitter)

Press Trust of India | June 1, 2022 | 02:14 PM IST

JAMMU: The Indian Institute of Mass Communications (IIMC) students visited forward areas along the Line of Control here to gain first-hand knowledge of the basic dynamics, demography, newly introduced weapon system and life of soldiers deployed on the border.

The journalism students of IIMC's northern regional centre at Jammu visited the Line of Control (LoC) in the Pallanwal-Akhnoor sector on Tuesday, a Defence spokesman said here. "This familiarisation tour was coordinated by the Public Relations Office, Ministry of Defence, Jammu and organised by Crossed Swords Division of White Knight Corps," he said.

The students were accompanied by Director Rakesh Goswami along with other faculty members of the institute. They were introduced to the basic dynamics and demography along the LoC and briefed about the life of a soldier along with other aspects of the border, the spokesman said. "In addition, they were also familiarised with the newly introduced weapon systems," he added. The students visited the forward posts and bunkers, and were briefed about the daily routine of soldiers, the spokesman said.

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"During familiarisation visit to LoC in Pallanwala-Akhnoor sect at Crossed Swords Division, the students of IIMC, Northern Regional Centre, Jammu interacted with Indian Army soldiers along LoC bunkers & forward posts," tweeted Directorate of Public Relations, Ministry of Defence.

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