Under the aegis of the District Youth Co-ordinator (DYC), Nehru Yuva Kendra, (NYK) Phek, a district level Youth Convention was organized Friday at Phek village community hall, on the theme, "together for peace".
A peace rally was also organised by NYK, with a participation of approximately 500 youths and village elders of Phek village where it started from Metsuba till Panchayat Hall, Phek village.
"Nagaland can be viewed and considered as a beautiful bunch of flowers, where peace and tranquility deserve to prevail and subsequently development bounds to take place in full swing", said Govind Jaiswal, IAS officer from the district administration office, Phek. He said while addressing the convention as resource person.
"In this lovely land with of full of peace and essence of beautiful nature, we all should render our best effort to preserve beautiful nature" and therefore it was high time for every individual to take up the responsibility of shouldering the peace process, he asserted. Expressing profound happiness over the activities and cultures of Nagas, he reminded, 'the youths of the Nagas should be proud to declare themselves as "people coming from the land of Peace".
Highlighting and announcing the drafted charter day long convention, Y.Laksman Singh, DYC, NYK, Phek, said the government of India announced January 12 as day of National youth day, this was indeed based with the annual observation of January 12-19 as week of National Youth week. Challenging the youths to undertake the activities of enabling the Phek District youths to understand the values of peaceful co-existence of all communities and maintaining harmony at all cost, he urged youths to educate the eradication of social evils.
Other dignitaries who attended the function included, VCC, Phek village and council of members, VDB secretary and team, Women VDB, Women Society, Phek Village Youth Society, Phek Students' Union President, Kuveduyi S.Venuh and his colleagues, all affiliated Youth Clubs of the NYK, Phek from Phek Village, NSVs, NYSs, elders of Phek Village, well wishers and youths of the village.
Earlier, GB Sipohu Venuh pronounced invocation, welcome note was delivered by VCC, Phek Shenutso Soho, words of acknowledgement by NYK, Phek NSVs, special number was presented by a popular band of Phek district, New Ages Band, Phek, vote of thanks was proposed by Vinna NSV, NYK, Phek.