FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT
Itagar, Oct 13: Clouds danced atop the nearby lush green hills and ture blessed showering dew particles as Tawang lawmaker Tsering Tashi declared open the week-long tiol Youth Integration Camp (NYIC) at Lumla in Tawang on Wednesday. “Unity in diversity is the strength of India. Let us take a vow to rise above all caste, creed, religion and region differences to keep India united,” Tashi gave a clarion call to the campers, who shouted in chorus ‘Haam jodegen, haam jodegen, pyara desh hamara Bharat Barsh.’
In his address to over 300 campers from all over India, except Goa, Daman and Diu, Tashi lauded the tiol Youth Project (NYP) and Yuva Aruchal for organising the camp to bring together young and old, male and female in their traditiol attires besides NYP treasurer Dr Karayil Sukumaran, 5 Madras Regiment commanding officer Col Rajeev Sharma, ZPC Jambey Tashi, local leader Tsering Lhamu, wife of local MLA Jambey Tashi, GBs headed by Tawang GB Welfare Association president Kota Lama despite inclement weather clearly indicating that they wholeheartedly welcome the guests.
Welcoming youth from rest of India to this hilly land, Tashi said that “this unique camp should send a louder message across India that unity is our strength”.
He exhorted all to rise above all petty differences to make India be best tion on the earth.
Coinciding with Prime Minister rendra Modi’s call for Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, the campers’ decision to build community toilets is laudable, he said, before conveying the messages of Chief Minister Pema Khandu and local MLA Jambey Tashi for success of the camp. “I am thrilled and excited to be part of NYP to take part in such educative camps,” Tashi said influenced by Bharat Ki Santan - a dance-drama, conceived by NYP director Dr S N Subba Rao, depicting the rich language, cultural colour of India, before proposing another camp in Tawang.