‘Youth should contribute in building Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat with its cultural distinctiveness’
    Date :21-Feb-2024

Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat 
Staff Reporter
Governor Mangubhai Patel said that Arunachal Pradesh and Mizoram are a unique gift of nature on earth. The cultural and natural beauty of both the regions contribute to their unique identity in the country. Both the states are symbols of India’s geographical and cultural diversity. He said that India is the largest and strongest democracy in the world, where everyone gets equal opportunities for development. He urged the youths to actively preserve and promote cultural specialties to create Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat. Governor Patel was addressing Foundation Day celebrations of the states of Arunachal Pradesh and Mizoram at Raj Bhavan. He wished residents of both the states on their Foundation Day. Principal Secretary to the Governor Sanjay Kumar Shukla and natives of Arunachal and Mizoram residing in Madhya Pradesh were present.
Governor Patel said that both Mizoram and Arunachal Pradesh are important states of the country from social and geographical point of view. These regions houses dense forests, lakes, waterfalls, flora and fauna and rich cultural diversity. He emphasised that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has prioritised legacy of the country’s unity in diversity, national security and development of the states. A task force has been constituted to boost agricultural development in the north-eastern states. The completion of projects of bridges, roads, railway lines, tunnels, airports and flights pending for many decades has given impetus to the basic development of the region, which has also created new opportunities for the youth. Governor Patel was felicitated in the programme by the representatives of Arunachal Pradesh by presenting him traditional Tenga attire and the representatives of Mizoram state by presenting him traditional cap and Angvastra.
Major CSR – 21 Corps Jimmy Lalrin Fela greeted Governor Patel with a bouquet and proposed a vote of thanks. A short film based on the history and development of the states of Arunachal Pradesh and Mizoram was screened in the programme. The greeting message of Mizoram State Governor Dr Hari Babu Kumbhapati on the occasion of State Foundation Day was also broadcast. A group of students from Arunachal Pradesh presented cultural programmes based on the rich heritage and identity of the State. Natives of both the states and students of both the states studying in Gandhi Medical College, Mansarovar, Sage and other educational institutions of Bhopal attended the programme.