Jamshedpur : Governor Droupadi Murmu on Saturday said that the students must develop leadership qualities to succeed in life.
She also emphasised on the importance of team work. She was addressing the inaugural session of 4th Kolhan Youth Festival at Karim City College. In her address, she said that the youth are the future of the nation and they must utilize their energy for positive growth.
The Governor also lauded the kind of education, knowledge and skills the University has been providing and has also been successful to provide the same to the weaker sections of the society. The governor also said that the college has been working hard in upgrading the competency skills of its students.
“Youth festival is an appropriate platform to showcase talent. We hope the festival is successful and every year we can increase the stature and scale of the programme. The college has put in all efforts to make the programme successful,” said Murmu.
More than 1000 students are participating to attend the three-day fest. The college has formed 16 different committees comprising of teachers and students who would look into their designated tasks.
During three days there would be more than 40 events in 21 categories. Students from more than 30 colleges in all the three districts– East Singhbhum, West Singhbhum and Seraikela-Kharswan participating in literary, musical, theatre, dance and art events.
The college has divided the fest into four large domains– literary events that comprises of debate, extempore, elocution, creative writing and quiz; cultural events would comprise of dance, songs and instrumentals competition; dramatics events would include skit, mime, mono act and one act play while fine arts events would include photography, painting, collage, rangoli, poster, face painting, cartooning and sketching.
“We are preparing for the programme for the last couple of weeks and I must give the credit to my students who have stayed in college even beyond their classes to make it successful. We will try our best to give our best,” said Mohammad Zakaria, principal, Karim City College.
The inaugural session witnessed some unruly scenes as a section of ABVP activists staged protest against removal of VC RPP Singh