Aims to provide platform to students and researchers
Vadodara hosted the 3rd National Youth Conference Yugaantar 2019 organised by Institute of Leadership and Governance (ILG), The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda. Conducted from 25th to 27th January the conference aims to provide a platform to young students and researches from various educational institutes across the country to share their views on highly relevant themes.
Ram Madhav was the inaugural speaker and he spoke on nationalism as a philosophy and focused on India as a diverse nation in cultural, religious and geographic values.
General Joginder Jaswant Singh (AVSM, PVSM, VSM) the 22nd Army chief was the first speaker and brought a flood of enthusiasm in the students and shed light on the importance on nationalism and shared his experiences as a part of the Indian army. He emphasized on the role of the citizens of this nation and quoted various guidelines from the constitution which should be followed by us as INDIANS.
Shweta Brahmbhatt delivered her lecture on rashtra, rajya aur samaj. She personally believes that mobile phones restricts our growth as individuals, she had a diplomatic approach on the current political state of the nation. She said to believe that working for the nation should be prior than winning as a part of a particular ideology.
The fourth segment of the conference was the Felicitation of the unsung heroes, who have taken social responsibility and working for the nation, as a key to life and shared their life changing experience . These included, Ashok deshmane ( Adopted several farmers children who attempted suicide), Dr Kausar Jahan (Social Educator and activist), Megha (Milap organization, introduced the concept of crowd funding ), Neehaari Madali (Domestic Violence survivor, works for victims of burn survivor association and counsels the same), lastly Rajaram Joshi ( Fisherman by occupation and saves people who have attempted suicide on the bridges of Mumbai).
The day was followed by a classical dance performance by Amrita , student of the Psychology Department, MSU. Last but not the least was the performance of the Tana Bana Group, residing in Banaras, performing on Kabir Doha’s with a twist of modern music, making It more entertaining.