H.E. GOVERNOR OF ASSAM DISTRIBUTED AWARDS TO SCOUTS AND GUIDES
Governor Banwarilal Purohit, who is also President of Bharat Scouts & Guides, Assam, presented the Rajya Puraskar Awards to the youths who had undergone training and successfully completed it, at a ceremony of the Bharat Scouts & Guides, Assam at Raj Bhavan Darbar Hall today.
Altogether 762 certificates were awarded by the Governor to the Scouts and Guides from all over Assam. The Governor congratulated the recipients of the awards and wished them bright careers ahead and said that the activities of Scouts and Guides teach us to realise the inner strength within us and expose it for self-promotion. He also laid stress on building the character of the young people by inculcating in them the value of self-discipline, social service and patriotism.
Going through the positive aspects of Bharat Scouts and Guides, Governor Purohit also said that he would talk to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to make Scouts and Guides compulsory in all schools and colleges to bring a much larger number of youths under its ambit.
He called upon the students to lead a simple yet disciplined life with the highest mission and vision to achieve something noble in life. He also advised them to develop sportsmanship spirit which according to him would help them march forward in spite of all challenges. He also called upon the students to emulate the life and works of Ernest Hemingway.
Governor Purohit while encouraging the students to develop strong determination, will power and dedication, referred to the life of former Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri and told the students how strong determination, will power and dedication helped him to reach the zenith of success. He also advised the students to select good friends because success and failures are dependent on quality of friends one keeps.
He lauded the valuable work being done by the functionaries of the Bharat Scouts and Guides, Assam.
The award ceremony was attended by State Chief Commissioner AK Absar Hazarika, State Commissioner (Scouts) Utpal Kumar Das, State Commissioner (Guides) Pronoti Duarah, senior functionaries of the organisation and a large number of Scouts and Guides and their leaders.