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Adolescence phase of youths very important: Murmu

Press Trust of India  |  Jamshedpur 

Governor Draupadi Murmu today said adolescence phase of the youths was very important.

Delivering her speech at the 4th Youth Festival of Kohan University at Karim City College premises here, Murmu said adolescence phase of a youth was very important as it builds the structure of his future.

Youths in their adolescence phase are inclined toward different field, she said adding that while some youths inclined towards music during his adolescence stage, some other towards computer, engineering, medical, administrative field or to serve the society.

After passing out from university, she said every students possessed similar degree but opt for different field based on their efficiency and ability.

These festivals help us to judge the talent and merits of our youths as the future of the country rest on them, she said adding the such festivals would also enhance the competitiveness among the student fraternity.

Murmu advised the students not to be disappointed with failure but to focus more on reasons behind the failure and rectify it.

Later, speaking at the Disom Baha Bonga Mahotsav of the tribal community at Adeldih in Kowali in East Singhbhum district, the Governor called on the people to work in unison to protect Jal, Jungle, Jameen (water, forest and land), which was shrinking with increasing population.

Murmu said adivasi society is an organized society, which even reflect in their dance forms as well.

Describing adivasis as protector of forest, she said it was they who have been continuously striving to preserve it.

She, however, stressed the need for education for the development of the tribal society.

BJP MP Bidyut Baran Mahato and Potka MLA (BJP) Menka Sardar were also present on the occasion.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Sat, March 18 2017. 21:13 IST