Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Anurag Thakur attended a youth dialogue program on the theme ‘My Bharat Mera Yuva Bharat’ organized by Nehru Yuva Kendra at Malala Auditorium in Diu yesterday. Addressing the gathering, he appealed to the youth to go ahead in building a strong and prosperous India, saying that the energy of the youth of the country should be harnessed in nation-building and that the youth should contribute to realizing the dream of a developed India by 2047.
Stating that capable youth can create a strong India and that sports are very important, the Union Sports Minister spoke about the achievements of Indian athletes in the field of sports at the international level. Giving slogans of Khelo India, Fit India, and Drug-Free India, Mr. Thakur appealed to the youth to make sports a part of their lives, stay healthy, stay away from drugs, and become strong. He further said that Diu is hosting the Beach Game Festival for the first time. This festival will bring a different revolution in the field of sports and enhance culture and tourism in the union territory, he added.