Mathura (UP), Sep 8 (PTI) A group of 15 students from a Jammu and Kashmir college was mesmerised by the beauty of Taj Majal and Agra Fort during their visit to Agra on Saturday as part of a capacity-building tour organised by the Army.Also Read - Exploring Agra Beyond Taj: Other Tales of Love, Art and Architecture

The students, who were accompanied by two teachers, expressed happiness over the opportunity presented to them by the Indian Army to visit such historical places, an Army officer said. Also Read - No Entry Fee: Visit Taj Mahal, Agra Fort And Other Historic Sites Free Of Cost Today. Here's Why

The tour was flagged off on September 1 from Nubra Valley in Jammu and Kashmir and made halts at Jammu, Chandigarh and Delhi, the officer added. Also Read - Yoga Day 2022: Army Dogs Performing Cute Yoga Routine Is Winning Hearts On Internet. See Pics

In Chandigarh, the students visited various educational institutions, including the Army Law College, the NTT College, the PEC and the MCM DAV College.

In Delhi, they visited the Jawaharlal Nehru University, the All India Institute of Medical Sciences and a few places of historical significance.

The students also had an opportunity to interact with President Ram Nath Kovind in Delhi, the officer said.

The Army organises a number of such educational awareness and capacity-building tours, mostly for students, he added.

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