3rd National Youth Convention Starts at Information Centre
Third National Youth Convention, a two-day event on the subject ‘Youth and Democracy’, was inaugurated today at Information Cent
Third National Youth Convention, a two-day event on the subject ‘Youth and Democracy’, was inaugurated today at Information Centre’s Auditorium by National convenor of Ekta Parishad, P V Rajgopal.
The convention is organized together by Majdoor Kisan Shakti Sangathan, Astha, Josh, Action edge, Dagar and Suchna & Rozgaar Adhikaar Abhiyan.
The program continued at Bhandari Darshak Mandap, Maharana Bhupal Stadium where 2000 youngsters from 15 states are participating.
First session was addressed by well known personalities which include Ramon Magsaysay Award winner and a social activist, Aruna Roy, National convenor of Ekta Parishad, P V Rajgopal, professor of JLN University and a well known economist, Dr. Prabhat Patnayak, former member of National Advisory Council, Harshmandar and famous feminist and author, Kamla Bhasin.
As the subject suggests, the whole convention and all the speeches by the dignitaries were mainly targeted towards the role of youth in nation building. Addressees encouraged youth to participate in the democracy through non violence and to promote gender equality. They also raised several national issues and gave examples of their struggle to resolve them.
Whole program was conducted by Dalit aadivasi evum Ghumantu Adhikar Abhiyan Founder, Bhanwar Meghvanshi.
On the occasion, two books, ‘Satyamev Jayate’ and ‘Suliya Mandir Pravesh Andolan’, written by Aruna Roy and Bhawar Meghvanshi respectively were unveiled for the public.