Gadchiroli March 4 (District correspondent) The tribal youths of the district met the governors of Telangana and Rajasthan recently and talked with them.
The youths are presently on a tour organized by Nehru Yuva Kendra and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) Gadchiroli jointly under the 14th Tribal Youth Exchange Programme.
A total of 330 youth from Etapalli and Bhamragarh talukas are visiting 14 different states of India. Under this programme, 20 youths visited Hyderabad and 20 youths visited Jaipur recently and met the Governor of Rajasthan Mr. Kalraj Mishra and Governor of Telangana Tamilisai Soundararajan. The youth performed Rela dance on this occasion which is an important part of tribal culture in Gadchiroli.
Gadchiroli team won first prize in Rajasthan and third prize in Hyderabad in this dance performance. The prizes of Rs. ten thousand for first place and two thousand rupees for the third place were awarded to the youth by the honourable Governor.
Nehru Yuva Kendra and Central Reserve Police Force Gadchiroli have been organizing Tribal youth Exchange Programme since 2006. The main objective of this program is to make the youth from different states of India interact with each other and exchange their culture, also to make the tribal youth aware of the rich cultural heritage of India, to motivate the tribal youth in other fields.
Major activities of the program include interaction sessions with constitutional officers and dignitaries, panel discussions¸ lecture sessions¸ activities under Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav¸ elocution competition¸ skill development¸ industry visits, visits to important and historical places etc.
Deputy Inspector General of CRPF J. N. Meena has the main contribution along with District Youth Officer Amit Punde in organizing the activities. They have congratulated all the winning contestants. Mr. Sukh Ram, Anita Gautam, J Srinivasa Rao, Kanta Kumari Roy, who accompanied them as escorts gave due support for the success of the journey.
Photo Youths are seen with the dignitaries.