May 23, 2024

Gujarat youths experience Arunachal's rich culture

TAP | Updated: April 12, 2024

RONO HILLS, Apr 12: The Yuva Sangam Phase IV initiative, aimed at exposing the youth of Gujarat to the cultural richness of Arunachal Pradesh, concluded with a memorable valedictory session at the mini auditorium of the Rajiv Gandhi University (RGU) here.

The 46-member delegation from Gujarat immersed themselves in the beauty and diversity of Arunachal from April 8 to April 12.

The valedictory session began with the resonating notes of the University's Kulgeet, setting a tone of reverence and unity.

RGU vice-chancellor Prof Saket Kushwaha, in his special remarks, urged the students to not repeat past mistakes and emphasized the importance of seizing opportunities and striving for a high quality of life through diligent efforts today.

In recognition of their participation, the participants and escorts from Gujarat were presented with appreciation certificates by the vice-chancellor, symbolizing the mutual appreciation and respect cultivated through the exchange programme.

The delegates from Gujarat also presented mementoes to Prof Kushwaha, RGU registrar Dr N T Rikam, and the Nodal officer of the Yuva Sangam Phase IV programme, Prof. Sambhu Prasad, expressing gratitude for their hospitality and guidance.

Prof Prasad also conveyed a heartfelt vote of thanks, acknowledging the dedication of the organizing team and the enthusiasm of the Gujarat delegates.

Throughout their visit, the delegates from Gujarat had the opportunity to explore various facets of Arunachal's culture and heritage.

They visited notable landmarks such as the Arunachal Pradesh Innovation & Investment Park (APIIP), met with the Governor, explored Ziro, engaged in a talk show on community Radio Rono 91.2 FM, participated in rejuvenating Yoga and Zumba sessions, indulged in tribal games, and savored the diverse flavors of tribal cuisine.

Overall, the Yuva Sangam Phase IV initiative served as a bridge of friendship and understanding between the youths of Gujarat and Arunachal, fostering cultural exchange and creating lasting memories.