Port Blair, Oct. 26: The Andaman Association of Tour Operators in association with the Ministry of Tourism (India Tourism Port Blair) conducted a ‘Heritage Walk’. The walk was a part of ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ celebrations by AATO. Students of BBA Tourism of JNRM College participated in the walk along with AATO members and India Tourism officials.

The walk was flagged off from National memorial Cellular Jail by the AATO President, Shri. M. Vinod and Assistant Director India Tourism Port Blair Shri. Ramakrishnan. JNRM faculty members Shri. Abdul Salam & Ms. Saida also graced the occasion. From Cellular Jail, the participants walked to the Battle of Aberdeen war memorial where the Joint Secretary AATO, Shri. Saikat Biswas briefed the participants about the famous war of Aberdeen and the importance of the war memorial. The walk terminated at JNRM College, where the participants were distributed certificates and refreshments.

Speaking on the occasion Shri. M. Vinod highlighted the importance of Cellular Jail in the freedom struggle of India and urged the students to carry forward the vision of the freedom fighters on the occasion of 75 years of India's independence.

Delivering the vote of thanks, Shri. K. Hamza, General Secretary of AATO thanked India Tourism Port Blair, JNRM tourism faculty and Heaven on Ocean Tourism (Coral Safari) for the support rendered for conducting the Heritage Walk. AATO in association with the Ministry of Tourism will be conducting FAM trips for the JNRM students and also organize Photography & Essay writing competition as a part of ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ celebrations.