MANGALDAI, July 16: Around 150 youths from several districts of the State have taken a pledge to initiate a ‘renaissance’. The youths from more than 10 districts across the State, including Kokrajhar, Dhemaji, Lakhimpur, Sonitpur, Nagaon, Morigaon and Kamrup, attended the two-day State-level youth meet at Sankari Kristi Vikash Kendra, Kathpori near Mangaldai, organized by the Darrang district unit of the All Assam Tarun Vidyarthi Samaj under the aegis of Ek Sharan Bhagawti Samaj, Asom.
The youth meet featured different socio-cultural, spiritual and academic programmes like community morning prayer, unfurling of the organizational flag, plantation, community cleanliness drive and workshop, besides a series of seminars on Saturday and Sunday. The seminars were held on cleanliness, health and yoga, relevance of the Gita, modern education and future of Tarun Vidyarthi Samaj, the need for spiritual knowledge to make people strong with moral character, and the skill development programmes of Government of India.
Taking part in the seminars as resource persons, Deputy Commissioner of Darrang, Ashok Kr Barman, Mangaldai legislator Gurujyoti Das, both the Additional Deputy Commissioners, Bidyut Bikash Bhagawati and Narnarayan Nath, faculty from Cotton University, Dr Swapnali Das Bora and others underlined the relevance and need for studying and following the futuristic ideology and thoughts of Acharya Ila Ram Das – the Sankardev Award recipient Vaishnavite scholar and the founder of both Ek Saran Bhagawati Samaj and Tarun Vidyarthi Samaj, Asom.