National Level Competition of Youth Parliament organized at JU


Jammu April 02: The Department of Students Welfare, University of Jammu organized National Level Competition of 14th National Youth Parliament Programme today at Gen. Zorawar Singh Auditorium. The programme was conducted under the aegis of Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs, Govt. of India to strengthen the roots of democracy, to inculcate the habit of discipline and to enable the student community to understand the working of our parliamentary institutions. Ch. Talib Hussain, Ex-Member of Parliament was the Chief Guest and Chief Jury Member. Prof. Pradeep K. Sharma, Vice-Chancellor Sher-E-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology, Jammu was the Academician and Jury Member and Sh. Rajan, Under Secretary, Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs, Govt. of India was the Group Coordinator and Dr. Vijay Saigal, Dept. of Law, University of Jammu was the coordinator of 14th National Youth Parliament Competition.

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The Youth Parliament team of the University of Jammu had qualified the first level of Youth Parliament competition this year and emerged as one of the 15 teams out of 74 which have been selected to participate in National Level Competition of the same. Ch. Talib Hussain, Ex-MP appreciated the participants for the wonderful presentation of the proceedings of the parliament in precisely accurate manner. He said that such unique programmes inculcate reverence for our great constitution and the participants get a chance to understand the functioning of the apex house of the country.   Prof Pradeep K. Sharma appreciated the remarkable and disciplined performance by the students of the University of Jammu. He complimented the organizers for such an impactful presentation which was informative and enlightening. Sh. Rajan congratulated the team of the University of Jammu for reaching at the National Level Competition which is an achievement in itself. Different proceedings of the parliament like Oath taking, Obituary Reference, Introduction of New Ministers, Question Hour, Breach of Privilege, Papers laid, Message from Upper Chamber, Welcoming Foreign Delegates, Calling Attention Motion and Legislative Business was very effectively presented by the students of different departments of the University of Jammu within 55 minutes.

Earlier in her welcome address, Prof. Satnam Kaur, Dean Students welfare apprised about the idea behind conducting such programmes which are to channelize their energies for progressive works. Dr. Vijay Saigal explained in detail the idea behind organizing youth parliament programme throughout the country. Prof. S.K. Pandita, Chairman Campus Cultural Committee presented the formal vote of thanks. The event was conducted by Shivika Thakur. The hall management was looked after by Anjali Sharma, Suvidha, Sona Sharma, Mohit Mahajan, Abhishek Sharma. The programme was coordinated by Sumeet Sharma and Ifra Kak.

The students who participated in the Youth Parliament competition included Ankita Chopra, Nikher Jandyal, Nikita Singh, Oshin Bakshi, Akushi Gupta, Romika Thakur, Neeti Salgotra, Zirgam Hamid Zaki, Parul Sharma, Arti Devi, Akshay Kumar, Sheikh Tanzeel Illahi, Nikhil Verma, Vikas Budhoria, Shyam Kumar, Jattan Singh Gill, Tavleen Kour, Vishali Dhawan, Karanpreet Singh, Divya Rajput, Ankita Bhat, Shikha Jamwal, Sehar Chowadhary, Varnika Gupta, Megha Rani, Farhana Latif, Mehak Sharma, Zainab Gazala Sheikh, Shazia Banoo, Neeraj Singh Jasrotia, Minal Jain, Rimsha Suri, Aashna Gupta, Vishnu Dutt, Shivam Singh, Bhumanyu Jamwal, Vikramjeet Singh Manhas, Misba Atiq, Harsh Sharma, Vishal Kotwal, Chander Kant, Nitan Sharma, Versha Anthal, Ruby, Shiphali Bhagat, Aman Sharma, Mudit Mahajan, Dheeraj, Arsh Vardhak Katoch, Tarun Singh, Vishal Sharma, Urvashi Vaid, Sudershan Sharma, Siddarth Jamwal, Shubika Sharma, Abhinanadan Salgotra, Akriti Jamwal, Kulbushan Sharma, Sanchit Gupta, Balpreet Kour, Rameshwar  Singh, Sawan Singh, Krishan Dinkar Sharma, Pankaj Jasathia. The event was witnessed by faculty members, members of Campus Cultural Committee, staff and students of the University of Jammu.