All Sora Students’ Organisation organised a Career Counselling Programme at Sora in Thoubal District on Nov. 29. Founder of The Nehruvian Ningombam Bupenda Meitei speaking on the occasion motivated the Meitei-Pangal (Muslim) youths and students of Sora village of Thoubal district to take an inspiration from the life of Jawaharlal Nehru and Indira Gandhi.
Speaking at the event as an invited speaker, NingombamBupenda Meitei quoted Aristotle’s Nicomachean Ethics to follow one’s passion to attain happiness in one’s life. He stressed on the role of education and particularly urged the students to read more and think deeper and use the rights enshrined in the Constitution of India. Sharing the words of Indira Gandhi on following one’s passion, he underlined the uniqueness in every child and that uniqueness needed to be honoured and safeguarded in order to excel in life.
Taking the statistical fact from the recently published Census of India, he opined that the stable population growth rate of Muslims of Manipur showed the rising socio-economic development of Muslims in Manipur but he further stressed the need of its socio-economic development to reach the grassroots for the common Muslim population in Manipur. He urged students to learn English writing and speaking with a special attention.
Later, he distributed prizes and certificates to the meritorious students. He had an interactive session with the youths over a lunch hosted by the organisers.
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