Thoubal, Jan. 20
The Week long programme of National Youth Day and Week organised by Nehru Yuva Kendra Thoubal concluded at Yairipok on the 19th January 2019. The Valedictory function was organised by NYK Thoubal and Regional Institute of Handicapped Persons, Yairipok at Yairipok Bamon Leikai, Thoubal District on the 19th January, 2019.
Yairipok Nagar Panchayat Councillor Konjengbam Ito Singh and Joint Director Veterinary (Retd) Dr Rajendro Singh were the Chief Guest and President respectively.
In his weeklong report of National Youth Day and Youth Week Yumnam Laksman Singh, District Youth Coordinator mentioned that NYK Celebrated the National Youth Week in Thoubal and Kakching Blocks with a number of programmes and activates. The National Youth Day inaugurated at Waikhom Mani Girls College was followed by organising Social Service at Heirok Bazar and Heirok Part II, Drug Abuse Prevention Programme at Arong Khunou, Skill Development at Hangul, Peace Rally at Thoubal Okram and Vocational Training at Wabagai etc. The philosophy, teachings and message of Swami Vivekananda to the youth was discussed in all the programmes during the week.
In his address to the youths and handicapped persons, Dr Rajendra pointed out that the State which is successful in building the Youths will always go ahead of other states in all fronts.
The preaching of Swami Vivekananda to the Youths especially his philosophy of Vedanta is still very found relevant to the youths of the present day society. The Social and political transformation of Swami Vivekananda particularly among the youths of Pre – Independent India are still remembered by many followers.
Konjengbam Ito Singh appreciated the efforts made by NYK for mobilising and motivating the Youths and Celebrating the National Youth Week in the district for the betterment of the Youths.
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