Liromoba MLA and advisor to home minister, Nyamar Karbak, on Sunday called upon the youths of Arunachal Pradesh to never forget their cultural roots no matter which religion they choose to follow.
“Following a particular religion is one’s personal choice; however, we should, at the same time also understand the importance of preserving our indigenous culture.”
“A person without the knowledge of their culture, origin and tradition is like a tree without roots,” Karbak said.
The Arunachal Pradesh MLA was addressing the foundation day celebration of the United Christian Forum’s youth wing at Yaki Tato Keak village in West Siang district.
Karbak said, “The youths are the hope of the state and country’s future so it is upon them to take their heritage forward”.
The MLA also called upon the youth to shun social evils including drug addiction and instead join the campaign against substance abuse.
He asked the youngsters to take up sports and games as a career and take advantage of the Arunachal Pradesh government’s reservation policy for meritorious sportspersons.