Tuesday, December 20, 2011
Kargil Gunners organise youth festival at Tangla (Assam)
After the runaway success of the ‘Udalguri Youth Festival’ during the past year, the Kargil Gunners of Red Horns Division in collaboration with ‘Janasewa’, a Tangla based news paper,have launched another festival for the youth and students at Tangla in Udalguri district. The three day festival being organised from the 18th to 20th Dec 2011was inaugurated with hoisting of flag by DN Hazarika,Circle Officer,Harisinga Revenue Circle on December 18. It has been a multi-event festival comprising of Book Fair,essay writing,quiz ,modern dance & singing competition, poetry, Mr & Ms Tangla,best Physique competitions etc. Along with tree plantation, and a Career Mela. The Army with the local press has targeted all sections of the youth across all age groups as well as focussed on both the body and mind in selecting the events for the festiva.While the word smiths made a beeline for the essay writing competition, a large number of entries from boys and girls have been received for both the Mr and Ms Tangla and Body Building competitions. The wave of change for peace is clearly evident in this business town of Udalguri district where the Army and ‘Janaseva’ have joined hands in organising this three day festival which is witnessing overwhelming participation by the youth of the district.
Speaking on the occasion, Col.Sunil Upadhyay,Commanding Office,Kargil Gunners exhorted the Youth to step up and endeavour to realize their dreams and potential. He reminded the gathering that the youth were the future of the nation and their sound grooming would lay the foundations for a buoyant future for the nation. On the occasion homage was also paid to the jewels of Assam Dr.Bhupen Hazarika and Mamoni Goswami as part of the opening ceremony.It may be recalled that the Kargil Gunners have been at the forefront in providing opportunities to the youth by organising a variety of events including the first ever ‘Udalguri Youth Festival’ which remains to date the largest ever event for youth organised in this district.Apart from these,under he banner of Op Sadbhavana the unit of Red Horns Division has undertaken numerous infrastructure and educational related activities to promote national integration, peace and education in the society.These activities apart from combating the scourge of terrorism have endeared the Red Horns Division to the general public and ushered in an era of peace in the district.