Youngsters must develop scientific temper and transform their strengths towards sustainable development of the nation, said Chief Minister Siddaramaiah.
He was addressing at the inauguration of Yuvajanotsava, state-level youth festival organised by district administration, in association with Department of Youth Empowerment and Sports, as part of Swami Vivekananda’s birth anniversary on Friday. He said, “The power of youth is the strength of any nation. The younger generation must adopt the philosophy of Swami Vivekananda. Vivekananda is an invaluable asset of our nation and doesn’t belong to a particular section of the society. Youth must learn and adopt his principles and should refrain from indulging in anti-social activities.”
“Youth play a significant role in bringing change in socio-economic system of a nation. They need to understand the diverse culture of our nation and choose to walk in the right path. This types of programmes will help the younger generation to exchange ideas and understand the tradition and culture,” he added.
Later addressing the gathering, Minister for Youth services and Sports, Pramod Madhwaraj said, “Indian population comprises highest number of youths and proper utilisation of them will empower the nation and helps the nation to grow. Youths must utilise these platforms, exhibit their talent to grow further in their fields of interest.”
Athlete and Ekalyavya awardee Arjun Devaiah, Zilla Panchayat President Nayeema Sultana, MLA’s Vasu, Somashekhar and others were present.