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USTM student to
represent Meghalaya at Youth Parliament in New Delhi
9th Mile, Ri
Bhoi, 9 February 2019: Princy Saikia, a graduate level
student from the Department of Sociology, University of Science
& Technology, Meghalaya stood in the first position in the
recently held State Level Youth Parliament contest at the North
Eastern Hill University, Shillong. The event was held on 7th
February where 15 participants (top three from each district
level winners) delivered their speeches on their selected topics
for five minutes each in front of five jury members and others.
Three district level winners of Ri Bhoi-West Khasi Hills
combined, who are USTM students participated in the event.
Princy Saikia will represent the state of Meghalaya along with
second rank holder at the National Youth Parliament to be held
in New Delhi on 22 or 23 February, 2019 where 2 participants
from each of the state/UT will participate. Jitendra Chapagain
of BALLB student of USTM will also visit New Delhi as a delegate
representing the district of Ri-Bhoi.
Launched on 12th January 2019 by the Ministry of Youth Affairs
and Sports, the National Youth Parliament Festival 2019 aims at
hearing the voice of youth to encourage and enable them to
understand and articulate on public issues and also to develop
respect and tolerance for vies of others. The youth participants
after enrolling for District Youth Parliament digitally through
myGov portal have participated in this district level programme.
The best three speakers from each district participated in the
State Youth Parliament. Likewise, the best two speakers from
each state participate in the National Youth Parliament. In
addition, the best speaker of each district will attend the
National Youth Parliament as a delegate.