FROM A REPORTER
SHILLONG, Jan 29: In an historic feat for the state of Meghalaya, a tiol Service Scheme (NSS) volunteer Osin Mosu of Union Christian College, Umiam-Khwan, Ri Bhoi district led the country’s NSS Marching Contingent during the 68th India’s Republic Day on January 26 at New Delhi.
Speaking to The Sentinel via phone, Mosu said, “It was such a huge honour and pride for me when I heard the news that I was selected as a contingent leader more so as the selection is done from over 100 girls across the country.”
She informed that the selection started from the 100 girls and later 10 were shortlisted and later reduced to 4 girls and eventually 3 girls out of which she was filly selected as the contingent leader.
Sounding out a message to other youths in the state of Meghalaya and across the North East having similar aspirations, she said, “The youths should always believe in themselves and should always give their best to achieve their dreams and goals in life.”