(5) Announcement: Youth Campaign in India

Youth against Terrorism and Violence: Government of India Launched Campaign


Dr. M.S. Gill, Minister for Youth Affairs & Sports has launched a
nationwide campaign of youth against terrorism and violence

“Together For Peace”.

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 up to 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.

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