KV No 1 Gandhi Nagar organises 34th Regional Level Youth Parliament
STATE TIMES NEWS
JAMMU: The Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan Jammu region hosted the 34th Youth Parliament Competition at KV No.1, Gandhi Nagar, Jammu.
The event was graced by the presence of the former Member of Legislative Council (MLC), Advocate Ravinder Sharma, who served as the Chief Guest for the occasion.
The competition featured participation from six Kendriya Vidyalayas (KVs) from Jammu & Kashmir, including KV Srinagar, KV Jyotipuram, KV Miran Sahib, KV Kathua, KV CRPF Bantalab, and KV No.2, Jammu Cantt. The principal of the host School, Amit Walter, extended a warm welcome to the Chief Guest and other principals, Bhushan Kumar (KV 1 Akhnoor) and Dr. Gurdeep Singh (KV 2 Akhnoor), who served as judges for the competition.
During the competition, young participants assumed various roles, including parliamentarians, ministers, and speakers, engaging in debates and deliberations that mirrored the functioning of a youth parliament. This provided them with a valuable opportunity to showcase their talents and hone their public speaking and leadership skills.
Outstanding performance by schools and individuals was recognized and awarded. Six outstanding performers from each school were also honoured for their exceptional contributions to the competition.
In his address, Ravinder Sharma congratulated the Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan Jammu and the host school for organizing such an exemplary competition that helps nurture leadership qualities in the youth, who are the future leaders of the nation.
He emphasized the importance of education that includes instilling leadership qualities and providing comprehensive knowledge about the functioning of democracy, especially in a country like India, which is the largest democracy in the world.
Sharma commended the participating students, considering them to be the finest and most talented products of their respective schools, destined to become enlightened citizens who will excel in their chosen fields of endeavor.
This event not only provided a platform for academic and leadership development but also highlighted the commitment of the educational institutions to holistic student growth, he said.