Speaking at the opening ceremony of sixth North East Youth festival chief minister Biplab Kumar Deb said that 65 % of our population comprises on youths below the age of 35 that is our biggest strength. Our Prime minister has a dream to make India the best by 2030 and this has to be achieved by the youths.
For four days youths from all over the state will take part in the festival. We have to be number one in education, IT, science, sports and every sphere and country cannot remain backward in any arena. He mentioned that PM has transformed the North East through his Act East policy.
He also mentioned of the HIRA policy envisaged by the North East. Now its the duty of the youths to make a new North East ideal and they will get ample help of all the chief ministers of this region. From 22nd of this month international tourism festival will also commence here soon after this youth festival gets over.
North East has to be joined as a chain and cover entire region within week. Deputy CM Jishnu Debarma , several cabinet members were also present on the occasion. Later a food festival was thrown open for the public