New Delhi: Union Home Minister P Chidambaram and Union Minister of New and Renewable Energy Dr. Farooq Abdullah on Friday met terror affected students from Jammu and Kashmir and shared their experiences of visiting different parts of the country.

158 students were taken to places like Kolkata, Chennai, Ahmadabad, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Mumbai and Jaipur in small groups of 20 each under the ‘Know Your Country Programme’ conducted by the Home Ministry.

The programme aims at providing exposure to the youth coming from terror hit regions of J&K besides making them aware of the vibrant culture prevailing in the country.

The 158 students in their age group of 15-20 years will meet President Pratibha Devi Patil on Saturday.

JPN/Bureau