NAGAON, Nov 16: The state level Yuva Mahotsav concluded at the Don Bosco Institute in Guwahati on Thursday.
Over 500 students from across the state participated in the two-day programme that was organized by the Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan in association with the Don Bosco Institute. These students participated in various competitions organized during the event.
The programme was inaugurated by Zamil Hillali, secretary of the state department of sports and youth welfare in the presence of Zing Zilong, regional director of the Rashtriya Sewa Yojnaand and Hemanta Rabha, national award winner and expert on training and capacity building of ARIAS Society.
The participants got the opportunity to showcase their skills during the competitions that covered
different areas of interest like painting, mobile photography, group level cultural contests, etc.
The Barpeta district bagged the first prize in the group level cultural contest of the youth festival, while Kamrup (rural) and Kamrup (metro) won the second and third prizes respectively.
State sports and power minister, Nandita Garlosa attended the closing session of the event as the chief guest while local Guwahati MP Queen Oja was present as special guest in the event. Eng Khung Guwang, regional director of the Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan, Shekhar Ranjan Deb and Pramethesh Chakraborty deputy director of the Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan initiated the closing session with a brief note on the objectives of the event. The chief guest as well as other invitees handed over the prizes as well as certificates to the winners of the competitions.