MU inter college youth fest kicks off

19 November 2017

IMPHAL | Nov 18

Speaking as chief guest at the inaugural function of the XXXI Manipur University Inter College Youth Festival, minister art and culture, L. Jayantakumar Singh said being prudent is a positive quality and advised the students to maintain discipline so as to be successful in life.

Expressing his happiness at the massive participation of students in the festival from different districts, he said that it will be one of the collective experiences of the students in their life.

He emphasised that one should be logical and ambitious in life. To be able to keep up one’s pride, is the prestige of a person and competition itself begins from the behaviour of a person, he added.

Jayantakumar said there is no bigger sin than losing self-confidence. He also released a souvenir in connection with the mega function.

 Giving the presidential speech at the inaugural function, vice chancellor of Manipur University, professor, Adya Prasad Pandey, asserted that the state’s potential in many fields especially in the field of art and culture, and sports remains unchallenged.

 He praised the students from different colleges for their participation in the event. Attending the function as guest of honour, MLA, Dr. Radheshyam Yumnam said that mutual communication and understanding among the people will lead towards a peaceful society. He appealed the gathering, specially the students, to cultivate the feeling of oneness.

Dean, Students’ Welfare, Manipur University professor. Kh Tomba Singh also attended the function as guest of honour. March past and cultural contingents representing different colleges of the state honoured the chief guest and other dignitaries as a part of the event.


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