Assam Governor Prof Jagdish Mukhi interacted with a team of fifty students from the border districts of Nagaland at Raj Bhavan on Tuesday and asked them to imbibe ‘oneness’ to strengthen the country.
Governor Prof Mukhi while interacting with the students said that the Northeast is a treasure trove of natural beauties and resources and is exemplifying the great diversities which is the hall mark of India.
He, therefore, urged upon the contingent to imbibe the values of universal brotherhood to strengthen the bond friendship and camaraderie among themselves.
He also said that the Northeast is strategically poised and is set to be hub of all activities in view of the Centre’s Act East Policy. In such a back drop, Prof Mukhi appealed to the students to be the ambassadors of peace and universal brotherhood.
Governor Prof Mukhi also said that India’s Northeast is blessed with the rare capacity and opportunity of demography and demand and asked the students to be force multiplier in harnessing these opportunities to transform the region into a new engine of growth. He also asked them to take resolute actions for ‘Ek Bharat, Shreshtha Bharat’.
The students who have come under ‘Bharat Darshan Yatra, 2019’ programme spoke about their experiences on coming to Guwahati.
They also said that they were delighted to visit Guwahati which is their first experience to visit any place outside Nagaland. The Governor enquired about national integration tour and he asked the students to use such tours to enhance their leadership skills and make them competent to face challenges of life.
He also said that visiting different places gives them practical experience which they will remember in the rest of their lives. He also asked them to interact with other students of different states which will promote feeling of nationalism and thereby create a sense of belongingness.
Governor Prof Mukhi while encouraging the students on the positive effects of strong determination, will power, discipline and dedication, referred to the lives of great people and asked them to emulate the lives of great people and reach the zenith of successful life. Prof Mukhi also asked the contingent members to inculcate the feeling of patriotism and nationalism.
It may be mentioned that the students are on the tour to visit the places of historical importance and socio-cultural monuments in the state of Assam, particularly Guwahati from March 19 to 21.
Organized by Seemanta Chetana Mancha Purvottar, a registered socio-cultural organization the tour has been organized to promote patriotism and nationalism amongst people living in the international border areas of the entire north-eastern region of the country.