Kohima, december 30 (MExN): The teacher trainees of St Paul Institute of Education, Phesama went for a study tour to Delhi, Agra and Amritsar. The trainees who were accompanied by the principal and staff began with the Delhi trip covering the places like Lotus temple, Kutub Minar, Humayun Tomb, Red Fort, Akshardam Temple, Science Museum and Rajghat.
A special programme was arranged by the Lok Sabha Secretariat to enlighten the trainees about the evolution and functioning of the Parliament. BPST (Bureau of Parliamentary Studies and Training) organized a half day programme with its Additional Director, Dr. Deepak. Later the Director of BPST, Alpana Tripathi interacted with the teacher trainees. Additional Director, Thomas Ngaihte arranged guided tour to the Parliament Complex including library, museum, central hall and both the Law making houses of our Parliament.
The visit to Rastrapati Bhavan was an enchanting one to the trainees. The guide of the Rastrapati Bhavan took special care in explaining every detail of it and entertained the questions related to Rastrapati Bhavan. The Agra tour gave them a glimpse of art and architecture. The historical visit to Golden temple made them appreciate the richness in Sikh religion specially their generosity towards the needy. The visit to Wagha Border saw their patriotic sprit becoming alive as the Indian army displayed their love for the country through retreating ceremony.