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Fourth North East Youth Festival concluded in Jorhat district of Assam

Jun 1, 2015 09:26 IST

The 4th North East Youth Festival concluded on 31 May 2015 at Majuli in Jorhat district of Assam. The Governor of Assam was the Chief Guest at the closing ceremony of the Festival.

The three day long festival was organized by the Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan (NYKS) on behalf of the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports.

The festival was inaugurated by Union Minister for Chemicals & Fertilisers, Ananth Kumar on 29 May 2015.

About 2100 youth delegates from eight North East States participated in the festival.

The North East Youth Festival is organized by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sport with the objective to foster National Integrity and to know each other better through exchange of culture besides promoting rich cultural heritage of various tribes and people of North Eastern States.
• The first North East Youth Festival was held at Kohima, Nagaland from 8 -10 October 2009
• The second North East Youth Festival was held at Shillong, Meghalaya from 7-9 April 2011
• The third North East Youth Festival was held at Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh from 7-9 November 2012

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