Guwahati  
 
logo
  Guwahati,

best replica watches for sale,and cheap replica watches online!

North East »» Ex–gratia announced •••Lack of fund mars Tripura’s rights panel plan•••State »» Orientation programme for coaching centre teachers•••Assam Women University gets underway•••Inter–school debate, quiz competitions held•••National »» Government ready to auction coal blocks, seeks exceptions •••Tejinder Singh taken into custody, moves HC •••’No talks with Pakistan unless they stop terror’•••International »» Beware! A dead snake may also bite•••Pakistan Army secures PTV office building •••Pakistan PM seeks parliament support again•••    
  Home » Arunachal News » Story
 
AoL training transform youths to a new life
 

From our Correspondent

ITANAGAR, June 4: Candid sharing of heart–touching stories of transformation marked the culmination of the eight–day youth leadership training programme (YLTP) hosted by the Art of Living (AoL) at its Jollang campus, yesterday.

Over 80 youth from different parts of the State participated in the residential training that focused on creating a brigade of motivated and committed youth who are ready to bring about transformation in the society.

“We are known for our notorious activities in Roing. Some people have even given us the name of Kekra Gang and everybody is scared of us. We used to drink and smoke the whole day and create nuisance sitting by the road side. After this training, I have realized that we have chosen the wrong path. The training has helped us come out of our bad habits and now we aspire to lead a constructive and productive life,” shared one of the participants from Roing in front of a gathering that included the Roing MLA, Laeta Umbrey.

“We have learnt a lot of positive things from the training. From travelling from Roing with members of another local gang, to adjusting with all kinds of people to rigorous schedule, it has been very challenging to cope with the demands of training. Initially I felt like running away from the training, but slowly I started feeling different from inside. I have been a chain smoker and drinker for many years. But in just three days of the training, I am able to control my urge,” added another who heads another self–proclaimed gang under the name of ‘Psycho’.

“My life was totally directionless. There was only chaos and confusion. Not knowing how to handle it, I resorted to drinking and I became an addict. I even discontinued my studies. The training has given a new direction to my life and there is clarity in my mind now. I have already given up my habits, shared Kampu Rehe.

“I have totally come out of addiction to alcohol, ganja and gutkha. I also used to steal money from my mother every morning to indulge in my addictions. The training has helped me to get rid of these four bad habits,” reveals Krishna Tamang from Seppa.

“I was addicted to gutkha for last six years and I came to training with 100 packets of Tiranga secretly packed in my luggage. No, I have totally come out of the addiction,” confessed Asha Kumari from Khonsa.

Apart from these transformations, many participants reported overall growth in their personality. They talked about rising confidence level, improved concentration and focus and ability to face challenges positively.

Many also reported improvement in their health conditions. “I used to suffer from severe breathing problems. I couldn’t walk at all. But after learning the breathing techniques, my breathing problems have completely vanished,” shared Meku Lingfa from Seppa.

The stories of transformation was so touching that Umbrey offered to financially support further training of the Roing group to help them sustain the transformation.

Addressing the gathering, he expressed happiness that members of two dreaded groups of Roing have been given a chance to make a new beginning. He urged the youth to remain committed to what they have learnt during the training and act as role model for others, reminding them of the challenges they will face when they get back to the tempting surroundings back home.

He also lauded the effort of the AoL to train youth from all over the State and requested it to do everything possible to deepen the transformation.

Responding to the request, Rajaque Rahman of the AoL assured the gathering that further programmes including vocation and life skills training will be conducted.

“The workshop has boosted my enthusiasm and confidence level so much so that I can face the world. Before the course, I was so shy that I couldn’t face even my friends. The most important thing I learnt from the course is how to take responsibility and mange time,” said Rupali Taijong from Changlang.

During the training, Mount Everester Tine Meena and IGP (Prison) JK Sharma also visited the trainees and motivated them to give their best and grab the opportunity for transformation with both hands.

Swami Alexendar Luthra, a faculty of the AoL from Holland also conducted many sessions of the training.

       
Maximum
 
Minimum
 
Guwahati
32.2oC
24.3oC
Dibrugarh
35.8oC
25.3oC
Shillong
24.1oC
17.4oC
Imphal
29.8oC
21.0oC
Kohima
29.2oC
16.7oC
Itanagar
36.2oC
25.2oC
Rain/thundershowers would occur at most places over Arunachal Pradesh, Assam & Meghalaya and at many places over Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram & Tripura.
 Arunachal News
Byaling urges people to help government in curbing crimes
Gadi asks BRO for early completion of road
NCP reconstitutes party organization
Woman raped, strangulated to death
 Meghalaya News
AICC to deal with internal bickering in State Congress
HYC members arrested
BSF nabs one B’deshi national
 Northeast News
Ex–gratia announced
Lack of fund mars Tripura’s rights panel plan
 Cachar News
’India is a pioneering country in astronomy and astrophysics’
ACKHSA Yuva Front seeks action
Organisations serve 15 days ultimatum
 National News
Government ready to auction coal blocks, seeks exceptions
Tejinder Singh taken into custody, moves HC
’No talks with Pakistan unless they stop terror’
Uttarakhand shootout: HC notice to CBI on convicts’ pleas
 International News
Beware! A dead snake may also bite
Pakistan Army secures PTV office building
Pakistan PM seeks parliament support again
1,420 people killed in Iraq in August: UN
 State-1
Orientation programme for coaching centre teachers
Assam Women University gets underway
Inter–school debate, quiz competitions held
Miscreants loot money
 State-2
AKRSU slams government for ’harassing’ indigenous people
Concern over inadequate staff at Kalaigaon Circle Office
Fire and emergency services station inaugurated
Tree plantation programme held
 Local Sports
Abhiruchi to felicitate 34 sportspersons
ASEBSC bag top spot in first leg
Body Building & Power Lifting Championship
 Sports
Bopanna–Katarina through to quarters
SC ignores BCCI’s plea to reinstate Srinivasan
AIFF discriminating against I–League, says Mohun Bagan
England’s approach to spin bowling flawed: Ganguly
 Editorial
For Meaningful Conferences
Competition commission proving to be efficient regulator
Millennium city’s ’powerless’ residents suffer
Letters to the Editor
 Op-Ed (Sunday)
Labyrinth of Life
Amid BJP thumbs up, son controversy dims Rajnath’s smile
Neighbourhood in focus while marking out red lines
 
Assam
 
Assam is a northeastern state of India with its capital at Dispur located in the city of Guwahati.
 
more...
Nagaland
 
Nagaland is a northeastern state of India with its capital at Kohima. located in the Guwahati city.
 
more...
Mizoram
 
Mizoram is a northeastern state of India with its capital at Aizwal. located in the Guwahati city.
 
more...
Meghalaya
 
Meghalaya is a northeastern state of India with its capital at Shillong. located in the Guwahati.
 
more...
Manipur
 
Manipur is a northeastern state of India with its capital at Imphal.
 
more...
Tripura
 
Tripura is a northeastern state of India with its capital at Agartala.
 
more...
Arunachal Pradesh
 
Arunachal Pradesh is a northeastern state of India with its capital at Itanagar.
 
more...
Sikkim
 
Sikkim is a northeastern state of India with its capital at Gangtok.
 
more...
Home  |  Guwahati City  |  Editorial  |  International  |  National  |  Business  |  Arunachal  |  Meghalaya   |  Northeast  |  State  |  Cachar  |  Sports   |  Local Sports
 Archive  |  Melange  |  Saturday Fare  |  Junior Sentinel  |  Multilingual  |  About Us  |  Contact Us  |  Advertise with us  |  Dongmusa