GUWAHATI, March 19 - Governor Prof Jagdish Mukhi interacted with a team of 50 students from the border districts of Nagaland at Raj Bhavan today and asked them to imbibe �oneness� to strengthen the country.�
Prof Mukhi said that the North East is a treasure trove of natural beauty and resources and is exemplifying the great diversity which is the hallmark of India. He, therefore, urged the contingent to imbibe the values of universal brotherhood to strengthen the bond of friendship and camaraderie among themselves.
He also said that the North East is strategically located and is set to become hub of all activities in view of the Centre�s Act East Policy. Against such a backdrop, Prof Mukhi appealed to the students to be the ambassadors of peace and universal brotherhood.
Governor Mukhi also said that India�s North East is blessed with the rare capacity and opportunity of demography and demand and asked the students to be force multipliers in harnessing these opportunities to transform the region into a new engine of growth.�He also asked them to take resolute actions for �Ek Bharat, Shreshtha Bharat�.��
The students who have come under �Bharat Darshan Yatra, 2019� programme spoke about their experiences on coming to Guwahati. They said they were delighted to visit Guwahati which is their first experience to visit any place outside Nagaland.
The Governor asked the students to use such tours to enhance their leadership skills and make them competent to face challenges of life. He also said that visiting different places gives them practical experience which they will remember in the rest of their lives. He also asked them to interact with other students of different states which will promote a feeling of nationalism and thereby create a sense of belonging.
Prof Mukhi while encouraging the students on the positive effects of strong determination, will power, discipline and dedication, referred to the lives of great people and�asked them to emulate the lives of great people and reach the zenith of success. He also asked the contingent members to inculcate the feeling of patriotism and nationalism.
The students are visiting places of historical importance and socio-cultural monuments in Assam, particularly Guwahati from March 19 to 21.�Organised by�Seemanta Chetana Mancha Purvottar, a registered socio-cultural organisation, the tour is being organised to promote patriotism and nationalism amongst people living in the international border areas of the entire North East.