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Max care should be for promoting interests of youths: J-K Guv

Press Trust of India  |  Jammu 

N N today said that maximum care should be devoted in promoting interests of youths and not allow disruptions in their examination and study schedules.

The was speaking at 'The First Mufti Memorial Lecture' to commemorate the Mufti Sayeed Day at the Gen Zorawar Singh Auditorium here.

and her counterpart were also present at the event along with their deputies and respectively.

"There is a need to devote maximum care to promote the interests of youths and not allow disruptions in their study and examination schedules, which would hamper their careers," he said.

"We must reaffirm our faith and reinvent our belief in what we are able to do. Our state has problems and some are our making and some beyond our reach," said.

"In amalgam of these so called domestic and non-domestic factors... the entire polity and of the state, and the people must work together to protect our student community and our youth. We have not been able to do so and I regret to say that," the said.

The academic sessions have been disrupted several times and exams and results were postponed. Therefore, students competing in all tests and seeking admission in institutions are being left behind, he said.

"So I think we must in this new year owe to take a few firm resolutions in what we need to do to take our step forward," said.

The 'First Mufti Memorial Lecture' was delivered by Lord on "Devolving Power: The British Experience" and the observed that the state had suffered on various counts because of domestic and external factors, which were detrimental to its development.

Governments need to work dutifully, in a transparent and accountable manner, and achieve their goals in an equitable and inclusive manner, he said.

Paying tributes to former J-K Mufti on his second death anniversary, described him as a man who was entirely devoted to advancing the welfare of his people and development of the state.

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First Published: Mon, January 08 2018. 22:15 IST