18 Dec :Dr. M.S. Gill, Minister for Youth Affairs & Sports has launched a Nationwide campaign of youth against terrorism and violence “Together For Peace”, here today.
This nationwide campaign has been planned by Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan, Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, to reaffirm their commitment to peace and harmony. Starting from the National Youth Day, January 12, 2009 upto Mahatma Gandhi’s Martyrdom Day, January 30, 2009, a nationwide campaign would strive to strengthen democratic, secular and pluralist character of our country. The rural youth from 500 districts would organize seminars, debates, street plays, walks and contact programme promoting plurality and togetherness.
On the occasion, Dr. Gill also released the Logo for the campaign. While addressing the youth delegates from the neighbouring states, Dr. Gill exhorted the youth to strive for strengthening democratic, secular and pluralist character of our country.
Ms. Sindhushree Khullar, Secretary, Department of Youth Affairs administered the pledge on the National Unity and Integrity to all youth delegates present at the function.