Gauhati University Inter College Youth Festival, 2019 kicked off at G.U. premises on 1st September with a 4 day long programme.
The festival is being organised by Post Graduate Students’ Union under GU Sports’ Board.
The youth festival at GU is centrally organised after Zonal Festivals are held at four different zones. This year around 700 participants from 63 different colleges are participating in the festival after being selected at the zonal level.
In the inaugural programme, Chief Guest Prof. Pratap Jyoti Handique, Vice Chancellor, G.U. hoisted the GU flag. Prof. Handique wished all the participants good luck and said that along with academics co-curricular activities are equally important for overall growth of the students.
Attending the programme Lurinjyoti Gogoi, General Secretary, AASU in his speech said that GU Inter College Youth Festival is a noble platform where students can showcase their talents and from time to time they have showcased their talents in national and international arena.
Dipankar Nath, President, AASU inaugurated the cultural procession and praised the students for the vibrant cultural rally showcasing the cultural traditions of Assam.
Attending the programme Dr. Ranjan Kr. Kakati, Director, Students’ Welfare, G.U. and Secretary GU Sports Board welcomed all the participants and team managers.
Dr. Kakati said that the festival is being conducted with all the conditions in mind and utmost care will be taken so that the event meets best possible professional standards.
The programme was attended by Secretary, University Classes, G.U., Dr. H.K. Nath & PGSU President, Luckymoni Boruah, General Secretary Nayan Jyoti Gogoi along with a host of other dignitaries.