As part of Swami Vivekananda’s 150thbirth anniversary celebrations, the Vivekananda Institute of Human Excellence, Ramakrishna Math conducted Yuva Sangharsh, the Swami Vivekananda Youth leadership Award finale for students from various schools across the city.
About 125 students in the senior level, from class 11 and 12 and 195 students in the junior level, from class 8 to 10 participated in the various events held at the Institute premises on Sunday.
Abhiraj Sinha from the Meredian School for Boys and Girls and Pranav from the Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan School, BHEL, were adjudged outstanding leaders in the senior and junior level segment respectively.
Dwaraka Tirumala Rao, IPS, commissioner of Police, Cyberabad was the chief guest on the occasion. He spoke extensively about the need of such events for kids, which can help build confidence, strength and inculcate responsibilities in their minds. He referred to the lives of great leaders and said they should be role models for students.
He pointed out that students should implement their ideals in practice. Swami Bodhamayananda, director of the Institute, conducted the proceedings.