The Red Ribbon Club of Sri Guru Gobind Singh College(Co-ed), sector 26, Chandigarh celebrated National Youth Day here today. An Essay Writing Competition was organised for the same on the issues concerning the youth today like Drug Abuse, HIV/ AIDS and spirit of Nationalism etc. National Youth Day is celebrated on 12th January every year, the birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda, so that, the youth could inculcate the values of the great leader and live their lives following his philosophies and teachings.
Around 25 students participated in the event, showcasing their creative talent by writing enlightening essays. Rajinder Singh BA II, Garima BCom I and Ankita Bhatt BCom II won the 1st, 2nd and 3rd prize respectively. The winners were awarded cash prizes on Rs 500, Rs 300 and Rs 200/-.
Principal, Ms Satinder Kaur congratulated the winners and appreciated the effort of Dr Sandeep Kaur, Coordinator Red Ribbon Club in organising the event.