25 Jan : All India Congress Committee spokesman and secretary, Manish Tewari today called upon the youth to involve themselves with the creative and productive activity. He cautioned them against the menace of the growing drug addiction and said it was very important to curb this menace.
Speaking at a function organized here today to select the Mr Ludhiana during a body building contest, Tewari appreciated the efforts of the organizers in organizing constructive activities for the youth. He maintained that the body building was one of the great athletic activity and promised to do everything to give it its due place in the competitive sports.
In a special praise to Prem Chand Dogra, a former Mr World who was also present on the occasion, the Congress spokesman said, at one time he happened to be his and others’ inspiration. He said, it was really a matter of great pride for the Punjabi youth to develop the physical prowess which gives one an added confidence to do everything and confront every problem with courage.
The function was organized by Punjab State Amateur Body Building Association. Prominent among those present on the occasion included the chairman of the Ludhiana chapter, Samil Kaushal, general secretary Sukhdev Sodhi, Pradeep Kumar Appu, Kapil Katyar and others.