10th Apr 2024 10:04:PM State
Eastern Sentinel Arunachal News

Itanagar, Apr 10: A delegation of 50 students from different higher educational institutions of Gujarat called on Arunachal Pradesh Governor Lt. General KT Parnaik (Retd.) at Raj Bhavan, Itanagar on Wednesday. The delegation is on a tour to the state under Yuva Sangam programme of the ‘Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat’ (EBSB) initiative.
Interacting with the youth delegation, the Governor highlighted the unique cultural heritage, traditions, beliefs and practices of various tribes of Arunachal Pradesh. He said that Arunachal Pradesh, with its cultural mosaic, is the best example of Unity in Diversity.
Acknowledging the best cultural link between Arunachal Pradesh and Gujarat, he said that women have very high status in Arunachali society and they are excelling in all fields, particularly in education.
The Governor said that due to its unique history, since British rule, the people are ardent nationalists and maintain excellent bonhomie with the security forces. He said that even in remote border villages, the people greet each other with ‘Jai Hind’.
The Governor also highlighted the potential sectors of the State, like hydropower, tourism and horticulture. He said that with many projects in the pipeline, infrastructure development at a fast pace, Arunachal Pradesh has a very bright future. He also shared focus areas like education, health and infrastructure.
To drive forward his vision for prosperous Arunachal, the Governor showed the delegates an audio-visual presentation about Arunachal, its cultural richness and progress. He asked the members of the delegation to visit Arunachal Pradesh again as tourists.
Ms Visakha Shah, B.Tech., Electrical, IIT RAM,   Ahmedabad, and Shri  Saif Rathod, B. Tech, Computer Science, Marwadi university, Rajkot shared their experience of the visit on the occasion. Prof. Sambhu Prasad, Professor & Head, Dept. of Physical Education and Nodal Officer EBSB and Rajeev Ranjan Prasad, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Hindi of Rajiv Gandhi University, Rono Hills, Doimukh accompanied the delegates. 

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