Governor NN Vohra, Chancellor of the Jammu University, Thursday inaugurated “UDGOSH”, a 5 days Inter University North Zone Youth Festival at General Zorawar Singh Auditorium of the Jammu University, an official statement said.
“Emphasizing the importance of such Festivals which are immensely helpful in strengthening the bonds of unity and communal harmony, the Governor said that they provide an opportunity to the youth hailing from different cultural, religious and ethnic backgrounds to meet, interact, understand and appreciate the wonderful diversities which exist in our country,” the statement said.
The Governor observed that institutions of higher learning are expected to facilitate co-curricular activities besides the academic and sports activities for promoting all round and balanced personality development of youth.
About 1000 students from 25 universities of 7 North Indian States are participating in this Youth festival. The participants would compete in 25 events in the field of music, fine arts, dance, drama and literary activities.
On the occasion the Governor released “UDGOSH”, a souvenir in commemoration of this Youth Festival.