Anurag Thakur stresses on need of political consciousness in youth


Guru Nanak Dev University’s Zonal Level Youth Festival, Cone - ‘C’ commences in DAV College at Jalandhar on Wednesday.

City Air News photo: Amit Anand

Jalandhar, October 23, 2013: Guru Nanak Dev University’s Zonal Level Youth Festival,  Zone - ‘C’ commenced in D.A.V College Jalandhar on Wednesday.
The inauguration day witnessed the magic of youthful and innovative minds. Member of Parliament Anurag Thakur was the chief guest and city’s famous industrialist and philanthropist Sheetal Vij, Editor of the Dainik Savera was the guest of honor.
Ceremony was initiated with the spiritual ritual of lighting of the lamp followed by honoring of eminent personalities by Principal Dr. B.B Sharma which included Director of youth welfare, GNDU Dr. Jagjit Kaur, Kundan lal, head local D.A.V managing committee.
Prof Sharad  Manocha, Dean EMA welcomed all guests  and informed the gathering about the proceedings to be followed in the youth festival.
Principal of D.A.V College, B.B. Sharma enlightened the students with his words and reflected on the personality of ever-inspiring youth icon Anurag Thakur.
Dr. Jagjit Kaur praised the host college and encouraged the participating colleges. She highlighted the achievements of youth welfare dept. of G.N.D.U since 2009.
In his address, Anurag Thakur stressed on the need of political consciousness in youth and highlighted on the potential of Indian youth in bringing a change on the national scene.
The 4 day long youth fest will witness 34 events from 16 participating colleges. The Punjabi folk dance Bhangra was the inaugural event.
Principal Dr. B.B Sharma, Kundal Lal Aggarwal, Prof. Sharad Manocha and Dr. Jagjit Kaur facilitated chief guest and guest of honor with shawls and tokens of appreciation.
First day events in the youth festival included Bhangra in which seven teams participated. Teams from ten colleges took part in ‘group shabad’; seven teams displayed their talent in ‘group song’ competition and there were fifteen participations in the fancy dress competition. Theatrical performance by four teams of different colleges was the concluding event.
Events on the second stage included ‘vaar gaayan’ in which eleven colleges showcased their talent. Eight teams participated in the ‘kavishree’ competition.

Wednesday, October 23, 2013